Canada

CCCA Legal Library Reference Sources

The Canadian Covid Care Alliance is happy to share a list of law resources for members and visitors to reference in their our research. This does not constitute or replace legal advice, and is posted for informational purposes only.

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Quarantine and the Law: the 2003 SARS Experience in Canada

The authority to quarantine individuals was tested by the 2003 global outbreak of SARS. Quarantine was used during that time as a public health intervention tool to attempt to control the disease in Toronto. The outbreak put the public health preparedness of the Ontario legal system to the test. This article examines the legal issues related to the use of quarantine as a tool to control infectious disease outbreaks using the Ontario SARS epidemic as a case study.

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COVID Kid Facts

Before you vaccinate your healthy kids with the COVID-19 vaccine, consider if you have all the information you need to give informed consent. COVID Kid

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Till We Have Faces: An Analysis of COVID-19 and Public Policy

621 days since the declaration by the World Health Organization of a pandemic, this scholarly and comprehensive essay comes from Dr. Hindmarsh, a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and professor of history and theology in Vancouver, BC. As written by Dr. Steven Pelech in the foreword, “Dr. Hindmarsh has done a remarkable job in making this information accessible, and he accurately tracks the unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequences of how societies have reacted to this threat so far.”

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