Ontario just gave police new powers to enforce social distancing
Police officers in Ontario have been given temporary powers to enforce rules surrounding social distancing enacted by the government to help slow the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus.
Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), police, First Nations constables, special constables and municipal by-law enforcement officers have been given authority to enforce special measures while the province remains in a state of emergency until at least April 14.
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Article Written By: Lisa Power
Original Article Posted on: April 01, 2020
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