TORONTO — Ontario reversed course on sweeping new police powers Saturday, just one day after Premier Doug Ford announced the measures that triggered a swift and furious backlash. Officers will no longer have the right to stop any pedestrian or driver to ask why they’re out or request their home address, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones […]
Churches across Canada defy shutdown orders to hold in-person Easter service as acts of protest, religious devotion
As it was the second Easter since the COVID-19 outbreak, some churches took a stand against gathering restrictions while others opted for virtual services
Report says government response to COVID-19 made Canada one of the world’s most miserable countries — even worse than US
Canada’s low score can be attributed to the “strong restrictions in behaviour,” poor economic response, the author says
Have mask mandates gone too far when people are restricted access to their condo buildings without masks? A superior court judge in Burlington ruled that no proof is required for medical exemptions, but lawyers and corporations are attempting to go against it. Ontario Superior Court judge ruled that a Burlington couple age 72 and 68 […]
Members of Parliament are demanding former Liberal MP Yasmin Ratansi to reimburse the House of Commons C$9,391.27, as decided by the Board of Internal Economy. Ratansi had violated a parliamentary bylaw by employing her sister in her constituency office for over three years, using public funds. The denomination includes termination and severance pay amounts given […]
The actions of the health inspector have been labelled a “repugnant and a gross abuse of power”
A group of current and former Black federal workers has filed a class-action lawsuit against the federal government, alleging systemic discrimination.
British Columbia’s deputy provincial health officer says a survey on people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic shows the most important areas that must be addressed relate to health inequities.
Some leaders and health professionals say they are facing a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic of persuading Indigenous people to trust a health system that has a history of experimenting on them.
Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian PressMon Nov 23 2020 OTTAWA — A long-awaited bill that would require judges to commit to take training in sexual assault law has passed unanimously in the House of Commons. The proposed legislation originated as a private member’s bill from former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, which the Liberal government supported. […]