Protesters opposed to vaccine mandates and other COVID-19 restrictions held rallies in cities across Canada on Saturday, February 5, 2022, in a show of solidarity with a week-long demonstration in the national capital, while the effort to end the newly re-energized protest in Ottawa shifted gears to the legal arena.
Annamie Paul has formally resigned as leader of the Greens and also handed in her membership card, leaving the future of the party up in the air as it attempts to recover from internal strife and repudiation at the polls.
The fallout from a Facebook whistleblower's explosive revelations this month continues to descend on Canada as politicians and experts grapple with how to regulate Big Tech amid renewed questions on the harm it can wreak.
A broad swath of Canadians has a sour view of Facebook, with half of respondents to a new poll saying it should be regulated or broken up as a "corporate image" crisis rocks the social media giant yet again.
In a tweet Wednesday, the leader of the People's Party of Canada called three journalists from mainstream news outlets “idiots” and listed their emails, writing: “They want to play dirty, we will play dirty too.”