US Capitol Building Riot: Here's Why Politicians Looked Like They Had Plastic Bags On

During the U.S. Capitol building riot on January 6, politicians were seen with what looked like plastic bags over their heads and there's a reason why.

Both CNN and The American Press reported that they were actually gas masks that lawmakers were told to put on after rioters stormed the building.

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The masks were under politicians' seats and they were told that tear gas had been used in the building according to a report from CNN.

The American Press noted that police told members of Congress to put them on.

Congressman David Trone tweeted photos of himself and his colleagues being evacuated while wearing the gas masks.

He said that what happened at the Capitol was "lawless intimidation."

Justin Trudeau and other Canadian political leaders spoke out about the riot and he called it an "attack on democracy."

In the early hours of January 7, Donald Trump said in a statement that there will be an "orderly transition" of power.

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Capacity limits and stricter masking will kick into effect in the area on November 17.

Yet another public health unit in Ontario is reinstating some of its public health measures due to increasing COVID-19 cases in the area.

"In response to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Algoma, and especially in the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma Public Health is taking further action to curb the spread of the virus, prevent severe illness and death in our communities, and protect health system capacity," officials of the public health unit said in a November 15 news release.

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Ontario gas prices aren't just going to be bad this week, they're set to be the highest in the province's history thanks to another spike.

Dan McTeague, gas analyst and president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, announced in a tweet on Tuesday that prices will rise another 2 cents by Thursday, bringing the total to a jarring 144.9 cents per litre.

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Toronto's Face Mask Rules Have Officially Been Extended Until Next Year

You might want to invest in a value pack of face masks.

It's time to stock up on face masks. The Toronto City Council has just approved the extension of mask bylaws until January 2022.

According to a press release, the City of Toronto's temporary mask bylaws and COVID-19 amendments to Chapter 354, Apartment Buildings were officially extended on October 1.

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Newfoundland and Labrador is the latest province to bring back mandatory masks as new cases of COVID-19 continue to emerge in the province.

Starting on Saturday, September 18, you'll need to wear a mask in places such as restaurants, public transit, retail businesses, places of worship and funeral homes, among other areas, according to a press conference from the provincial government.

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