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‘No More Lockdown’ rallies could result in fines, jail time, law license suspension for Sloan

As momentum increases in the No More Lockdowns movement, local politicians are not shying away from the real possibility that fighting for what they believe in could mean jail time. Derek Sloan, MP for Hastings—Lennox and Addington, was served a summons on Friday, Apr. 30, 2021 regarding an indoor event

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Kingston City Council looks to condemn actions of Randy Hillier

It appears as though Kingston City Council will join the Town of Perth, the Township of South Frontenac, and Loyalist Township in condemning the actions of Independent MPP Randy Hillier.  In a motion slated for council on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, it will be requested that the Ford Government refer

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Restaurant’s liquor licence suspended after Hillier’s anti-mask event

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has temporarily suspended, and is moving towards permanently suspending, the liquor licence of a Kemptville restaurant after it held an anti-masking event organized by Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP Randy Hillier. “The AGCO has issued an Order of Interim Suspension of the liquor licence of

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MPP Hillier draws ire over comparison of public health measures to Hitler

Independent MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston Randy Hillier’s latest social media diatribe has again stirred outrage among residents, this time also drawing the ire of a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group for what they called the “false equivalencies” of comparing public health measures with the Holocaust. Hillier’s post, which depicted Adolf Hitler looking out

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Leeds-Grenville-Lanark Health Unit warns of COVID-19 exposure at Perth Curling Club

Health officials in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit are asking for those who attended the Perth Curling Club between Friday, March 5 and Friday, March 12, 2021 to watch for symptoms of COVID-19. “Individuals who develop symptoms should isolate immediately and arrange to get tested at

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Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP Randy Hillier temporarily suspended by Twitter

Independent MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston Randy Hillier was temporarily suspended from Twitter after posting tweets denying the COVID-19 pandemic and encouraging followers to mock mask-wearers. Hillier posted a tweet at 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, falsely asserting that “there is no (COVID-19) pandemic & never was, we were duped”,

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Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP Randy Hillier attends prohibited service at Waterloo church

Independent MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston Randy Hillier is continuing his anti-lockdown protests by attending an in-person service at a Waterloo, ON church, even as such services are currently prohibited under provincial law, and as the church and its leadership face several fines for contravening Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) laws put in

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Open letter to MPP Randy Hillier from local physicians

The following is an open letter from local physician Jeanette Dietrich, MD, CCFP, to Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP Randy Hillier. The letter, dated Dec. 18, 2020, was originally co-signed by 41 local physicians. As of the date of this publication, an additional 52 physicians, both local and from across the country, have

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Screening Room playing movies to empty theatres as pandemic drags on

The Screening Room’s owner Wendy Huot says attendance at the theatre during the COVID-19 pandemic is down 75 to 80 per cent. That’s since it reopened on Friday, Jul. 31, 2020 following a mandatory 4.5-month shutdown. “We’re not the type of business that can readily pivot to online or a

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MPP Randy Hillier suspended from Ontario PC Caucus ‘indefinitely’

According to a statement from the office of Premier Doug Ford, Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston has been ousted from the PC Caucus as of Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. “Effective immediately Premier Doug Ford announced that Randy Hillier has been suspended indefinitely from the Ontario PC Caucus following his disrespectful

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