Scenes from Quebec Saturday night paint a haunting picture of a snow-covered province coming under a police state’s supposed attempt of controlling a highly infectious virus, a task which many argue can not possibly be achieved through state sanctions on personal freedom.
Saturday marked the first night of the Province’s new curfew put in place by Premier Francois Legault that will punish those outside their home for reasons unacceptable to the government between the hours 8 p.m-5 a.m. Those in violation of the “public sanitation order” will face fines up to $6,000 Canadian (US$4,728).
Videos shared by Canadians on social media show police in siren-blasting vehicles moving through neighborhoods as the curfew came into effect.
“Police cars are driving through neighborhoods, sirens blaring, scanning for dissidents to arrest. $6,000 fines – enough to destroy families,” Rebel News’ Ezra Levant reported.
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