Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

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 […]

EU declares AstraZeneca’s experimental jab safe

The European Union’s medicines regulator declared the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab, which is still undergoing clinical trials, as safe to use following its suspension in several EU countries that reported blood clots in some patients who received the vaccine. While the vaccine distributor received the green light to continue its rollout in EU countries that approved […]

MP Derek Sloan launches petition against ‘vaxxports’ in Canada

As the European Union takes the lead on vaccine passports — proof of vaccination documents — Canada’s chief science adviser is set to release a report with recommendations in a few weeks on whether the country should follow suit. In some countries, such passports will be a travel prerequisite, much like mandatory negative COVID-19 test […]

Nordic countries suspend AstraZeneca “vaccine”

After reports of blood clot formations in vaccinated individuals, health authorities in Denmark, Norway, and Iceland have halted the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine on March 11. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), however, said that there was no indication that the “vaccine” was linked to the risk of blood clots, maintaining that its benefits […]