Quebec’s Ottawa-Gatineau checkpoints ‘added anxiety’ for constituents, says MP, as experts question legality
'There is a propensity to read, on the part of some, the rights like mobility rights in the Charter in a very black and white, simplistic fashion, and that’s not necessarily the case,' says Radha Persaud, a public policy professor at York University’s Glendon campus.
Gatineau police enforce a provincial order to halt non-essential travel to and from Quebec in Gatineau on the north end of the Portage Bridge from Ottawa on April 1. Restrictions will remain in place between the Ottawa and Gatineau area. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade