Multiple border crossings remain closed as convoy protests against COVID-19 measures continue

A truck passes Ontario Provincial Police officers and demonstrators in opposition to COVID-19 mandates on the Toronto-bound QEW highway after crossing the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ont., Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022.Aaron Lynett / The Canadian Press Protests against COVID-19 restrictions continued across the country on Saturday and several Canada-US border crossings remained closed due … Read more

Do not give up on Canadian cities just yet

When the pandemic first took hold and everyone began wondering what it would mean for the future, one of the most common worries was that it would herald the decline of modern cities. Downtowns emptied out as the first lockdowns came into force. Once-teeming office towers fell silent as people learned to work from home. … Read more

Ottawa police chief says more resources needed to end convoy protest

A counterprotester films on their phone as truckers and their supporters continue to protest against the COVID-19 vaccine mandates, in Ottawa on Feb. 11.PATRICK DOYLE / Reuters Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly said he welcomed new measures from the provincial government that will impose stiff fines and penalties on protesters who show no sign of … Read more