Rising political star Sloan urges Canadians forced to wear masks to be ‘vigilant,’ guard civil liberties


Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) leadership contender Derek Sloan questioned the reliability of changing government decisions on wearing face coverings, calling for Dr. Theresa Tam to be fired as Canada's chief public health officer.

Sloan demanded that political leaders base their public health decisions "on science, not on politics, as this one appears to be."

In a campaign email on July 14, Sloan pointed out that "after months of telling us that masks aren't effective in halting the spread of the COVID-19 virus, municipalities all across Canada are telling us we'll have to wear a mask in any public, enclosed space."

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