Madu, who is Black, said he phoned the police chief after he received the ticket but only to seek assurances that he was not being racially profiled or singled out for surveillance given his political position.
Quebec's announcement that it would tax unvaccinated residents sparked strong reaction and pushed Canadian premiers to take a position on it, but the province's official Opposition says it's unconvinced the government will go ahead with its threat.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, he needs more information before he can say whether he supports Quebec’s anti-vaccination tax, as Ottawa struggled to make good on its promise to deliver COVID-19 rapid tests.
The rest of us have already wasted far too much time trying to humour anti-vaxxers' beliefs and accommodate their demands, writes columnist Max Fawcett. Now, it’s time for us to move on — and leave them behind.
Canadians in some parts of the country saw surgeries postponed, access to COVID-19 testing reduced and a return to classes delayed as provinces continued to struggle on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, with a sustained wave of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.