Group of Ontario police officers launches charter

2022-04-05
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A group of 19 Ontario police officers has launched a constitutional challenge against the provincial and federal governments and several police chiefsThe midst of a pandemic., claiming that enforcing sweeping pandemic health restrictions puts them at odds with their oath to uphold the charter.

Fifteen active and four retired members of law enforcement agencies?—The looming disaster i?including the Toronto Police Service, York Regional Police ServicecontentLongBreakPoint, Ottawa Police Service, Niagara Regional Police Serviceare permitted for up to 50 people as long as there is a COVID-19 safety plan., Hamilton Police Service and the RCMP?— are behind?the civil action.?

It was filed in the Superior Court of Justice against the premier, the attorneys general of Canada and Ontario, as well as five police chiefs.

The challenge?has yet to be tested in court.?

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