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Injunction against quarantine hotel policy denied, constitutional hearing to go ahead

TORONTO — A constitutional rights advocacy group has lost its bid for an injunction against the federal government’s quarantine hotel policy designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Canadian Constitution Foundation had asked for the injunction while waiting for the courts to rule on whether the policy for incoming international travellers is constitutional.

The foundation was acting on behalf of five individuals who had to leave Canada for compassionate purposes – three of them to attend to a dying parent.

“This was not the result we wanted today, but the court did recognize that the applicants in our challenge

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