Ontario implements police checks, travel ban in latest spat of COVID-19 rules

Ontario Premier Doug Ford introduced new strict COVID-19 restrictions on Friday which include a ban on non-essential inter-provincial travel and new powers for law enforcement to stop and question people who are outside of their place of residence.

Anti-lockdown politicians warn of pandemic measures’ threat to civil liberties

A group of anti-lockdown federal and provincial politicians says Canadians are being victimized more by government’s mismanagement of the pandemic than by COVID-19 itself.

Hajdu announces $7.7 million fund to deal injectable drugs to Toronto addicts

Liberal Health Minister Patty Hajdu announced a $7.7 million fund to deal injectable opioids to Toronto’s addicts on Wednesday, claiming that the project will help increase access to a “safe supply” of drugs.

Conservatives hope amendments will prevent foreign human rights abuses from being aired in Canada

Two Conservative MPs are hoping that amendments they are proposing to the Liberal government’s Bill C-10 will force state-owned foreign media outlets believed to be involved in human rights abuses off of Canadian airwaves.