Kyla on CTV News: Lawyers say B.C.’s COVID-19 travel roadblocks might discriminate, will be challenged in court

Details of B.C.’s new plans to restrict travel within the province won’t be announced until Friday, but lawyers are already predicting that it will spell trouble.

The new order will give police the power to conduct COVID-19 road blocks aimed at curbing travel between health regions, and civil rights and criminal lawyers are saying that aspects of it are likely to be challenged in court.

Lee expects she will hear from British Columbians who are issued fines for crossing health region boundaries.

“Everybody who is getting a ticket for this I think will seriously consider fighting it, and I think a lot of people will.”

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