What happened to personal choice? Lawyer James Kitchen on “temporary” COVID-19 masks

Some of us are probably as tired of talking about masks as we are with wearing them.

However, with mask mandates applying to some children returning to school (despite children being at extremely low risk of experiencing extreme symptoms, or dying from COVID-19), and with Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam telling us that we will likely be continuing the measures we have in place for two to three years (even after we have a vaccine), how can we not continue to discuss this topic?

My last mandated mask video explained why the COVID-19 statistics in Canada don’t add up, especially in relation to the rapid spread of mask mandates we are seeing from various levels of government. 

Today, however, we will be discussing whether Canadians should worry that complying with a government face mask law today could affect our future rights and freedoms.

I interviewed James Kitchen, a lawyer with the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms in Calgary.

James is passionate about advocating for Canadians' fundamental freedoms and had a lot of informative things to say.

We discussed why Canadians seem to be missing the mark on understanding their rights; the possible leap from mandated masks to mandated vaccinations; and what Canadians who are concerned about their rights can do to take action.