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Singh and Trudeau promise to crack down on demonstrations outside hospitals

Sep 13 2021 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats and Liberals made mirror pledges on Monday to criminalize protesters that block hospitals or harass health-care workers as party leaders denounced planned demonstrations at hospitals countrywide. A group calling itself Canadian Frontline Nurses has planned "silent vigils" in response to public health restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of […]

Singh, Trudeau vow crackdown on hospital protests as parties denounce demonstrations

Sep 13 2021 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats and Liberals made mirror pledges on Monday to criminalize protesters that block hospitals or harass health-care workers as party leaders denounced planned demonstrations at hospitals nationwide. A group calling itself Canadian Frontline Nurses called for what it dubbed "silent vigils" in response to public health restrictions aimed at slowing […]