National Newswatch

Queen’s University threatens to punish pandemic partiers as city hikes fines

Sep 16 2020 — Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press — A prominent university has threatened to discipline students caught partying through the pandemic as part of an effort to cut down on "superspreader" events. The most serious offenders — those who "flagrantly" disregard public health measures meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 — will be formally reviewed, said Patrick Deane, the principal of Queen's in Kingston, Ont. […]

Queen’s University threatens to punish pandemic partiers as city hikes fines

Sep 16 2020 — Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press — A prominent university has threatened to discipline students caught partying through the pandemic as part of an effort to cut down on "superspreader" events. The most serious offenders — those who "flagrantly" disregard public health measures meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 — will be formally reviewed, said Patrick Deane, the principal of Queen's in Kingston, Ont. […]

Anti-carbon tax sticker law unconstitutional, Ontario court finds

Sep 4 2020 — Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Ontario's government had no right to "stick it to" the federal Liberals by forcing gas stations to display anti-carbon tax stickers, a Superior Court judge said Friday as he struck down the law as unconstitutional. Justice Edward Morgan said Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government overstepped in mandating the stickers, saying the Federal […]

Anti-carbon tax sticker law unconstitutional, Ontario court finds

Sep 4 2020 — Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Ontario's government had no right to "stick it to" the federal Liberals by forcing gas stations to display anti-carbon tax stickers, a Superior Court judge said Friday as he struck down the law as unconstitutional. Justice Edward Morgan said Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government overstepped in mandating the stickers, saying the Federal […]