Don’t quarantine, go to jail

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Quarantine officers can ask a peace officer (cop) to drag you to quarantine.

Looks like they want some more power – to take you to quarantine – in jail.

I didn’t think dystopia would arrive in my lifetime. It’s getting closer in Canada.

The Quarantine Act, which was updated in 2005 after the deadly SARS outbreak, gives the federal health minister the power to designate quarantine zones and fine or jail travellers who disobey quarantine requests. If a designated quarantine officer believes that a traveller has refused to isolate themselves, they can ask a peace officer to arrest the traveller and bring them into quarantine.

Source: Hajdu looking at criminal penalties for travellers who disobey quarantine advice | CBC News

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