Source: Joe Martino

In Brief

  • The Facts:According to an investigative report, the vast majority of Ontario police will not follow Doug Ford’s COVID measure asking police to stop citizens in their cars to find out where they are going during the current stay at home order.
  • Reflect On:Might we see law enforcement stand up to other draconian orders the government attempts to lay down?

On April 16th Ontario premier Doug Ford announced stricter lockdown measures, including that Ontario police, both provincial and municipal, will have the power to stop citizens and ask them where they are going in order to find out if their travel outside their home is essential or whether they may be attending a social gathering. If this sounds draconian to you, you’re certainly no alone. And the police seem to think so too.

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