Liberal government must end disciplinary travel obligations



Canadians are ready to travel. For more than two years, they have been willing to comply with public health directives and do what they were asked to do, even in the early days when they knew little about the coronavirus.

In fact, more than 80% of Canadians are vaccinated today. This is the highest immunization rate in the G7 countries. However, the Liberal Party government is at the forefront of removing the old travel ban that is still in force.When asked to provide proof of why They refuse to lift these current disciplinary obligations and cite “science” without providing further details. Apparently, Justin Trudeau’s science is different from that of Britain, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, and countless other countries that have removed all travel obligations.

Not surprisingly, the majority of Trudeau’s MPs seem to agree that it’s time to start the trip, but they haven’t yet upheld the belief and several conservatives have brought to parliament. I am voting in support of the motion. This is despite the fact that Ontario’s Liberal lawmaker and doctor Marcus Pourowski have provided expert opinion that it is time to remove unnecessary vaccination obligations and restrictions on Canadian travelers. is.

Over the last 26 months, I’ve missed too many important moments. Grandparents do not see their grandchildren, spouses are separated, Canadians are forced to deal with serious health problems without the help of their families, and loved ones do not celebrate or mourn together. The major milestones have passed.

The impact of these restrictions was so great that Air Canada was forced to cancel nearly 10% of flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport in the first week of June. This is Flight 360, affecting thousands of passengers from all over Canada and around the world whose travel plans have changed due to the government’s refusal to remove the obligation. The spillover effects of these cancellations are difficult to quantify, but are felt throughout Canada.

In early March, I asked the government how many federal officials had been displaced as a result of the need for vaccines, but the Liberal Party minister refused to answer. Later, as delays became more prevalent, liberals immediately accused Canadians of what appeared to be “forgot how to travel properly” during COVID. Three months later, we are now in a position to confirm that the Transportation Security Administration (CATSA) is directly related to the delays seen on the ground in staffing issues.

With a small concession, the government recently announced that it would temporarily suspend the random arrival COVID-19 test until the end of June. A welcome move, this means that testing will resume on July 1, the day to celebrate the country’s freedom. What is the “science” that tells the Liberal Party that COVID testing is not required until 11:59 pm on June 30th, but is once again essential at 12:01 am on July 1st?

It’s just a lot of the same ideological governance that Canadians have become accustomed to from Trudeau’s liberal-NDP government.

By comparison, the Conservative Party is the only Federalist Party that has promised to lift the remaining federal obligations and travel bans, and we continue to seek permission from the government. all Canadians have the right to return to their lives.

Conservative Rep. Stephanie Kusie submitted this article from abroad during a 10-hour delay due to flight cancellations.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

Stephanie Kussie


Conservative Party of Canada MP Stephanie Kusie has served as the Official Opposition Transport Minister for many of the COVID-19 lockdowns and is currently the Shadow Minister of Employment, Labor Development and Disability Inclusion.