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Are we all still in this pandemic together? How do we restore public trust?

Governments in Ontario and Quebec have implemented stricter lockdown measures in an effort to slow a rising tide of COVID-19 cases. But residents in both provinces are expressing concerns and their frustration.

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An aisle of non-essential goods is seen cordoned off at a Walmart store, as new measures are imposed on big box stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in Toronto, April 8, 2021. (Carlos Osorio/Reuters)

The Ontario government has doubled down on it's lockdown measures, closing borders between Manitoba and Quebec, and giving police sweeping powers to stop and question residents.

Opponents of regional curfews in Quebec took to the streets in a destructive protest last Sunday.

Meanwhile, calls are growing for stronger restrictions in both British Columbia and Alberta.

Our question this week: Are we all still in this pandemic together? How do we restore public trust?

Plus, Ask Me Anything with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

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