B.C. Premier John Horgan on Monday announced sweeping new travel restrictions that prohibit people from travelling outside their health authority to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Vancouver lawyer Kyla Lee said police would have the power to question people on where they are going, creating an obligation for people to answer.
“That raises important questions about your right to silence,” Lee said.
“If you are compelled to provide information to police, in an accident for example, under our system of law those statements that you make can’t be used as evidence against you.
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