With the long Easter weekend looming, many people were anxious to know what the restrictions for the long weekend will entail. The rumours were that interprovincial travel will be halted, as will large gatherings, and of course, the always-looming question of alcohol. I should start with a caveat: I am not invested in transporting alcohol … Continue reading One more for the road: makings laws during a pandemic
Does the State of Disaster end by midnight tonight? There seems to be confusion on social media about 15th of August and the end of the State of Disaster. Despite some people stating that today marks the end of the “lockdown", all indications are that the State of Disaster will be extended and that we … Continue reading Why we will probably be in a State of Disaster for a while
Covid is also bringing about new challenges with regards to lawmaking. This is an article that I wrote a couple of months ago about how laws are made. The directives pose unique challenges, and I had so much fun writing this.
At the beginning of lockdown, a lawyer friend and sidekick of mine called. She helps many industries with compliance, so she has been busy during this time, trying to figure out what is allowed and what not and advising businesses how to prepare for the future. But that particular evening she sighed: “It is terrible. … Continue reading 19 Shades of Covid grief
What do we do if we don't agree with rules or laws? Do we follow them? Or do we break them? And is it ok?
A post on why using the metaphor of was is problematic to use when trying to manage a pandemic.