PCs planned to shutdown Ontario Legislature on Wednesday, NDP says
PCs planned to shutdown Ontario Legislature on Wednesday, NDP says
Ontario walks back new police powers following backlash
19 April, 2021, 14:04
Several municipal police forces across the province, including the Ottawa Police Service, said Friday and Saturday that they would not be conducting "random" stops of pedestrians or drivers to enforce the stay-at-home order.
Instead she said, police will only be able to stop people who they have reason to believe are participating in an "organized public event or social gathering" at the discretion of the officer.
Further restrictions to limit mobility have also been put in place, along with the authority for police to enforce the regulations while the stay-at-home order is in effect.
In a note to constituents, Jill Andrew, a New Democrat provincial legislator, said the measures show the Ford government is out of touch.
Civil libertarians, politicians and analysts have condemned the added police powers.
Authorities in Ontario, the most populated Canadian province, recently enacted pandemic-related restrictions that are so strict that not even law enforcement agencies are willing to enforce them.
"I personally, as a health worker in this community experience this distress", said Dr. Javeed Sukhera.
"The Toronto Police Service will continue to engage, educate and enforce, but we will not be doing random stops of people or cars", they said.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced new extreme public health restrictions that tightened existing restrictions and enacted new, even stricter COVID rules. Moving forward, police will have the authority to require any individual who is not in a place of residence to, first, provide their goal for not being at home and provide their home address. It has since modified parts of that order relating to park playgrounds and policing powers.
St. Thomas police said Saturday its officers will not stop people at random.
"We have to trust that people are going to be honest", he said.
Other measures announced Friday include more restrictions on outdoor gatherings and non-essential construction projects. "The reality here is that this will likely impact Black, Indigenous, and people of colour". Also beginning Monday, Ford said there will be checkpoints at the provincial borders of Quebec and Manitoba with exceptions for essential travel, including work, medical care, or transport of goods.
Yes. Capacity at supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, indoor farmers' markets, and pharmacies will be capped at 25 per cent.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that the federal government will send resources and support to Ontario, the province battling a worrying spike in Covid infections.
"He wants to cut and run", said Horwath, who warned that Ontario hospitals would only become more overcrowded if Ford's plan isn't fixed.
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