anti-mask

Close to 100 people attend Saskatoon anti-mask rally

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Approximately 100 people attended an anti-mask event in Saskatoon, including Maxime Bernier, despite public health orders designed to limit the spread of COVID-19. The former cabinet minister attended less than 24 hours after Regina Police issued him a ticket for attending a similar event. He shook hands, posed for …

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COVID-19: Regina police issue 16 tickets after anti-public health order protest Saturday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Regina Police Service handed out 16 tickets to individuals for disobeying the COVID-19 public health order that limits outdoor gatherings to 10 people. Officers monitored an anti-public health order protest at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, which they say was attended by approximately 200 people. Dozens of people …

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What happens to anti-maskers after the pandemic?

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic may be in sight. That presumably would also end the protests by anti-maskers, who have demonstrated against the public health orders, designed to stop the novel coronavirus from spreading further, almost since governments put the guidelines in place. But it isn’t masks that …

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Regina researcher Gordon Asmundson discusses reasons behind anti-mask attitudes

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Gordon Asmundson, a University of Regina psychology professor, is one of a number of behavioural scientists studying the attitudes behind the anti-mask movement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amundson helped conduct a study last summer that surveyed roughly 2,000 Canadians and Americans. It found 84 per cent of respondents wore …

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COVID-19: Unlicensed Kelowna, B.C., gym has door locks changed by Interior Health

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Flow Academy, a Kelowna martial arts gym, had its door locks changed as Interior Health says the gym has repeatedly violated public health orders, including a cease operation order handed down in the middle of April. “Unfortunately, we had to change their locks so they could not get into …

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Second World War veteran condemns anti-mask ‘freedom rallies’

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Since the pandemic began, dozens, sometimes hundreds, of anti-maskers have gathered in Saskatchewan’s biggest cities. They meet at war memorials, at the Cenotaph in Regina and the Vimy Ridge Memorial in Saskatoon. A veteran of the Second World War, whose father fought in the First World War, said “it’s …

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Thousands march in Montreal in protest of COVID-19 health measures

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Thousands marched in Montreal on Saturday to protest COVID-19 public health measures they call excessive and unjustified. Demonstrators gathered at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, calling on the Quebec government to lift a nighttime curfew that has been in place in much of the province since January. They also expressed opposition towards the …

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Tickets issued to 11 ‘key participants’ at Saskatoon COVID-19 anti-mask rally

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A number of people who attended a COVID-19 anti-mask rally in Saskatoon are being issued tickets for violating public health orders. Roughly 100 people attended the anti-mask children’s carnival on Saturday at Vimy Memorial in Kiwanis Park. A flyer for the event stated it would a “fun day” for …

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Saskatoon parent says she’s more scared of anti-maskers than COVID-19

Saskatoon parent says she’s more scared of anti-maskers than COVID-19

A Saskatoon parent is now more scared of anti-maskers than she is of COVID-19, she told Global News. Kaitlyn Hofstra said she doesn’t understand why police in Saskatchewan’s two main cities issued so few tickets to those protesting public health orders. Last weekend, around 100 people — about half …

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‘It has to stop’: Outrage over graffiti equating Dr. Bonnie Henry to Auschwitz ‘angel of death’

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Graffiti on Vancouver’s seawall equating provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry to a notorious Nazi concentration camp doctor is drawing widespread condemnation. The hateful message, reading “Dr. Bonny (sic) Henry Mengele” was one of several slogans painted in the area of David Lam Park over the weekend. Josef Mengele, …

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