Canadians have been victims of some of the strictest lockdowns in the world. Government decisions have forced many out of work, there is a looming mental health crisis and taxpayers are on the hook for trillions of dollars.
At the same time, some may argue that the lockdowns were needed in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and may have actually saved lives.
This leads to the ultimate question – were the lockdowns worth it? Jessica Swietoniowski took to the streets of Toronto to hear from Canadians and get their thoughts on Canada’s lockdowns.