Over 5,000 Canadians sent to secret COVID-19 facilities since pandemic began
Over 5,000 Canadians have been forced into secretive holding facilities to isolate them since the pandemic began. According to records obtained by the National Post as of Jan. 24, 3,111 have been detained in government approved hotels in Ontario, 790 in Quebec and 719 in British Columbia, with hundreds more between the other provinces. The federal government has designated 11 places as isolation centres across the country for international travelers that enter Canada without acceptable negative tests. Some have claimed conditions as these facilities are not appropriate. Travellers arriving from outside of Canada can expect to pay up to $2,000 out of pocket to stay at a government designated isolation centre while awaiting test results.