Skip to comments.Canada's Ontario goes for a police state in the name of COVID suppression
Posted on 04/18/2021 6:49:35 AM PDT by george76
A new police state has been established just north of the states of Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. The Province of Ontario is home to over 38% of the population of Canada and is 55% bigger in area than the State of Texas, and it is now acting like a nightmarish police state..
The Ontario government is giving police temporary powers to enforce its stay-at-home order and allowing them to stop individuals and vehicles and ask their reasons for leaving their homes.
Solicitor General Sylvia Jones made the announcement Friday afternoon as part of the new measures introduced by Premier Doug Ford's government to stop the further spread of COVID-19.
"We have made the deliberate decision to temporarily enhance police officers' authority for the duration of the stay-at-home order. Moving forward, police will have the authority to require any individual who is not in a place of residence to first provide the purpose for not being at home and provide their home address," Jones said.
"Police will also have the authority to stop a vehicle to inquire about an individual's reason for leaving their residence."
So much for freedom of movement or assembly. Unless the police deem your presence outside your prison cell home essential, you could be in for trouble.
It sounds as if the provincial authorities are drawing their inspiration from China's early response with drastic lockdowns. At least so far, they are not discussing welding doors shut to trap people inside. They might also consider the disaster across their own border in Michigan, where Governor Gretchen Whitmer's drastic lockdown regulations have led to one of if not the worst problems with COVID in the United States, while free states like Texas and Florida do much better.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Leaving the house for church = NO.
Leaving the house for a restaurant = NO.
Leaving the house to riot with BLM / Antifa arsonists . = OK
The latest as of now, Ford (via a tweet) has walked back the comments from Friday. Many police forces knew that they could not carry out something like this, except probably in very special and unique situations. In a way typical for a woman minister to make a comment like this when she likely should not have.
Port of Seattle Police Officer and Special Forces Veteran Greg Anderson reminded officers to respect the American Bill of Rights — then his bosses fired him ..
Once you cave, then the demands by tyrants will never stop..
Yeah, not so much, eh?
Doesn’t matter if he “walked it back.” He ordered it, and that was his deliberate and willful intention.
Looks like the vaccine isn’t working. It has been available since late December. That didn’t work, so they have activated the police state that they always fondly longed for.
And the lockdown won’t work either. What comes next after that?
Stanford study quietly published at NIH proves face masks are absolutely worthless against Covid..
...As article states....”Police will have the authority to require any individual who is not in a place of residence to first provide the purpose for not being at home and provide their home address..... and individual’s ‘reason’ for leaving their residence.”
Definition of a police state.....”a totalitarian state controlled by a political police force that secretly supervises the citizens’ activities”
‘In a way typical for a woman minister to make a comment like this when she likely should not have.’
quite a number of women in power seem to revel in their authority; look how radiant Whitmer looks when she’s announcing new crackdowns...
I’m not sure the vaccine “isn’t working.” As of yesterday, less than 20% of Canada’s population has received even a single vaccine dose, and only 2% has received a second dose.
< /SARCASM >
What is it with the Michigan and Ontario peninuslas that is driving the “surge”?
Could it be the large Mooselimb communities in Dearborn and Toronto?
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