MONITORING OUR CIVIL LIBERTIES DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC -APRIL 2 2020

Libby Znaimer is joined by Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

Today, Toronto’s Mayor called on the police to start an enforcement blitz cracking down on people who continue to gather in groups in public places despite emergency orders. There’s a new provincial law mandating that we must identify ourselves to police and special constables. Refusing to do that carries a $750 fine. And, the penalties for flouting some of the other emergency measures run as high as half a million dollars. What about our civil liberties?


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