Billionaire critic of COVID-19 restrictions says Ottawa let her skip 14-day quarantine - 2020-09-16

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F182.png Billionaire critic of COVID-19 restrictions says Ottawa let her skip 14-day quarantine September 16, 2020, Jonathon Gatehouse, CBC News

A top Donald Trump donor who has publicly campaigned against COVID-19 restrictions was granted a special entry exemption into Canada last month, allowing her to skip the country's mandatory 14-day quarantine for foreign travellers, a CBC News investigation has learned.

Liz Uihlein, the 75-year-old president and CEO of Uline Inc., a Wisconsin-based retailer of shipping, packing and janitorial supplies, flew to Toronto on her private jet on Aug. 25, for what her company calls a "facility visit" to its Milton, Ont., office and warehouse. Uihlein was accompanied by two other senior company executives, Phil Hunt and Glenn Quaiver, on the two-day trip.

Through a spokesperson, Uline insisted that the three Americans were granted formal exemptions from the two-week self-isolation period that has been in place since last March.

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{{cite news | first = Jonathon | last = Gatehouse | author2 = Madeline McNair; Albert Leung | title = Billionaire critic of COVID-19 restrictions says Ottawa let her skip 14-day quarantine | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/billionaire-covid-quarantine-exemption-1.5726050 | work = CBC News | date = September 16, 2020 | accessdate = September 18, 2020 }}