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 […]

Dutch police violently assault peaceful protestors

Are freedom and human rights just an illusion in developed countries? People are beaten, arrested, silenced, fined, and oppressed for protesting questionable COVID restrictions. Why are people’s voices being suppressed? About 2,000 people protested the Dutch government’s COVID-19 lockdown regulations at The Hague last Sunday. What started as a peaceful protest of civilians repudiating vaccines, […]

Deepfake creator wants viewers to ‘think twice’

Chris Ume, creator of viral Tom Cruise deepfake, said that he wanted viewers to “start thinking twice” about the content they are watching and that they may be fabricated, despite how realistic it may appear. Deepfakes typically involve a picture or video where a person or object is manipulated to say or do something else. […]

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 […]