Tag Archives: protests

Alberta leadership responsible for protests against COVID-19 public health orders: expert

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

A criminologist says a recent court order that allows Alberta RCMP to arrest organizers of anti-lockdown rallies can limit or prevent future gatherings but does little to educate people who don’t believe in the COVID-19 pandemic. The injunction issued May 6 allows police, for the first time, to arrest …

Read More »

City of Barrie files injunction against organizer of anti-lockdown protests

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

The City of Barrie has filed an injunction to restrain the organizer of the ongoing anti-lockdown protests from co-ordinating, hosting and participating in any more gatherings on city property. The demonstrations, which have taken place around Barrie over the last number of weeks, are in contravention of Ontario’s current …

Read More »

City of Barrie explores ‘possible court action’ to stop COVID-19 lockdown protests

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

The City of Barrie is exploring “all available actions” to stop the COVID-19 lockdown protests that have been occurring at Meridian Place for the last several weekends. Officials said they’re looking at “possible court action” for an injunction to restrain the organizers of the demonstrations. Read more: ‘Putting lives …

Read More »

Store manager frustrated after health order protest spills into Cornwall Centre

Store manager frustrated after health order protest spills into Cornwall Centre

The manager of a store in Regina’s Cornwall Centre is voicing her frustrations after an anti-public health order protest in Victoria Park spilled into the mall concourse. Anti mask group has currently invaded the Cornwall Centre in YQR. FML. I may have to close my doors until they leave …

Read More »

3 people arrested and charged after anti-lockdown protests in Toronto – Toronto

3 people arrested and charged after anti-lockdown protests in Toronto - Toronto

Toronto police have arrested and charged three people including two organizers of an anti-lockdown demonstration in Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Const. Caroline de Kloet told Global News police dispersed crowds at two large gatherings. The two demonstrations were located at Nathan Philips Square and Yonge Dundas Square. Read more: …

Read More »

Hundreds of Montreal demonstrators receive stiff fines for not wearing masks – Montreal

Hundreds of Montreal demonstrators receive stiff fines for not wearing masks - Montreal

A rally Sunday afternoon in downtown Montreal came at a hefty cost for hundreds of demonstrators protesting against recently announced holiday gathering restrictions. Police handed out 269 fines of $1,546 each to those in the crowd not wearing masks, in violation of provincial guidelines to help stop the spread …

Read More »

Saskatchewan advocates hope progress doesn’t regress as COVID-19 vaccines roll-out

Saskatchewan advocates hope progress doesn’t regress as COVID-19 vaccines roll-out

Health-care workers across Canada are getting the first COVID-19 vaccines and Saskatchewan Health Authority estimates most residents can get theirs in the next few months. The end of the COVID-19 pandemic may finally be in sight, but some advocates are hoping things don’t go back to the way they were. …

Read More »

Coronavirus restrictions in U.S. spark escalating protests, threats against officials – National

Click to play video

Arguments over mask requirements and other restrictions have turned ugly in recent days as the deadly coronavirus surge across the U.S. engulfs small and medium-size cities that once seemed safely removed from the outbreak. In Boise, Idaho, public health officials about to vote on a four-county mask mandate abruptly …

Read More »

Quebec gym owners back down on threat to reopen, call for protests instead – Montreal

Quebec gym owners back down on threat to reopen, call for protests instead - Montreal

Quebec gym owners are calling for public protests to take place Thursday morning against extended closures announced by the Legault government. Earlier in the week, the Legault government extended lockdown measures in the province until Nov. 23 in its ongoing attempts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the …

Read More »

Pro-democracy protests continue in Thailand for 5th straight day – National

Click to play video

Pro-democracy activists in Thailand launched their fifth straight days of protests on Sunday, scheduling demonstrations not just in the capital but also at several other locations around the country. The demonstrators received a new warning from police that they are violating the law. On Saturday, however, few people were …

Read More »