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“Social Distancing” Laws and Punishments in Ontario

The spread of Covid-19 in Ontario has lead the provincial government, as well city officials across Ontario, to introduce regulatory laws and offences associated with “social distancing”.    These regulatory by-laws are considered Provincial Offences, rather than Criminal Charges.  However, because these laws impinge on individual liberties, as well as introduce punishments that may include fines and jail, they should be treated seriously. Offences Surrounding Social Distancing in Parks in Toronto On April 1 and 3, Mayor John Tory signed two [...]