Mayor Of Ottawa Declares State Of Emergency In Response To Covid Protests

Ottawa Occupied By Freedom Convoy 2022

Jim Watson, the mayor of Canada’s capital, declared a state of emergency on Sunday and a former US ambassador warned America’s neighbor against interference in its domestic affairs as protesters opposing Covid-19 restrictions continued to paralyze Ottawa. Mayor Jim Watson said the declaration shows that other government levels and jurisdictions must go along with it. […]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau & Family Moved To Secret Location Amid Freedom Convoy Protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family have left their home in Ottawa and moved to a secret location after a large-scale protest converged on Parliament Hill against COVID-19 vaccine mandates, media reports said on Saturday. An anti-vaccine demonstration dubbed ‘Freedom Convoy’ against regulations imposed on cross-border truckers grew into a demonstration against the […]

The Canadian Province Of Quebec Says No Vaccination, Pay Taxes

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In a move likely to spark a debate about individual rights and social responsibilities, Quebec, Canada’s second-most populous province, intends to force adults who refuse to get vaccinations against Covid-19 to pay a “health contribution.” At a Tuesday press briefing, Premier Francois Legault said that this policy proposal, whose details are still being finalized, would […]

Canada : Staggering Increase Of Covid-19 Cases

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The number of new COVID-19 infections in Quebec reached 12,833 — another record number. With this, the total number of people infected has risen to 559,270. The Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) reports that two other days have seen more than 10,000 cases since the outbreak began: Dec. 22 and Dec. 23. […]

Canada Urges Its Citizens To Get COVID-19 Booster Shots Due To Omicron Concerns

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With the COVID-19 Omicron variant spreading across the country, some provinces are restricting vaccinations due to pandemic restrictions. As a result, vaccination booster shots are becoming increasingly popular among Canadians. In Quebec, Premier Francois Legault argued yesterday that vaccinations aren’t enough to prevent the spread of Omicron, and he also reversed his decision to relax […]