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TORONTO (LifeSiteNews) – According to an anonymous source, Ontario Premier Doug Ford is prepared to reintroduce mandatory masking when the cold and flu season ramps up again in the fall.

According to Elect Conservatives, a source who was identified as a “staffer” for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC) revealed that the “long-term game plan” is to bring back masks when “seasonal infections rise again.”

There is a provincial election in Ontario in June, and the source said that lifting COVID policies is a “great vote winner.”

“[B]ut when winter rolls around, we’re kind of gonna be back to square one,” the source emphasized.

Last year both Alberta and Saskatchewan lifted almost all of their COVID measures, only to bring them back in the fall, whereas Ontario has never lifted the majority of its measures, until now.

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GoFundMe has been called on the carpet by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for what he described in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as possible engagement in potentially unfair or deceptive acts or practices.

After the BigTech crowdfunding giant summarily and seemingly arbitrarily shut down the page for the Canadian Freedom Convoy just as donations reached $10 million, Sen. Cruz sent the letter to FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan asking for the federal agency to investigate.

Please SIGN, SHARE and SUPPORT this petition to the FTC to investigate GoFundMe for potential "unfair or deceptive acts or practices."

One of the main focuses of his letter is fairness.

How can GoFundMe shut down fundraising for an entirely peaceful protest by Canadian Truckers, while, to cite just one example, having allowed the fundraiser for the "Capitol Hill Occupied Protest" in Seattle during the BLM/Antifa riots in the summer of 2020 to continue?

All freedom-loving people should be rightly suspicious that GoFundMe seems to apply one standard to fundraising for liberal causes, and another, far more stringent standard for conservative causes, which can effectively stop conservatives from expressing their support of a cause financially.

If this is true, it is unfair - and, undemocratic - and needs to be stopped immediately. And, that's why GoFundMe must be investigated now!

Please SIGN, SHARE and SUPPORT this petition to the FTC to investigate GoFundMe for potential "unfair or deceptive acts or practices."

GoFundMe says that their terms and conditions were violated because of false claims in the media that the Canadian Freedom Convoy protests had turned violent.

But, this is simply untrue, as there has been absolutely no riotous behavior (this is Canada after all, eh).

Clearly, Ottawa is not Seattle. Ottawa is not Portland.

In fact, the Ottawa police department said that there had been only 7 arrests, for minor violations, among throngs of tens of thousands - and, organizers of the Truckers Freedom Convoy have stated that their people had nothing to do with those arrests.

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While conservatives hate the idea of more government regulation, they hate the idea of losing their right to protest in support of freedom even more.

Smug BigTech companies should not be allowed to kill the momentum of peaceful causes they (or, their peers in Silicon Valley or Washington, DC) don't like.

Simply put, conservative causes on the GoFundMe platform must be held to exactly the same standard as liberal causes. If they are not, then the government must intervene to regulate GoFundMe, or shut them down.

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However, there is a difference between this year and last year, as all 10 Canadian provinces have announced impending ends to their COVID policies, even allowing high-risk settings like long-term care to go back to pre-2020 normal.

If the source is correct, and the decision to drop measures is based on public opinion, recent polling suggests that Canadians are done with COVID and want the restrictions gone and to allow individuals to take their own precautions.

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