Stop bullying those who wear masks

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Due to the recent COVID-19, many people around the world made changes in their routine in order to keep the epidemic under control. They wear masks, washing hands more frequently, and reduce their social contact.
While wearing a mask in Ontario might not be a recommendation by Ontario’s Ministry of Health at this moment, everyone has their own right to make such decision for themselves.
There are many people who are not sick but are more vulnerable compared to others. There is absolutely nothing wrong to add an extra protection for themselves and to protect others. Everyone should learn and know how to wear mask properly. No one is required to give explaination as to why he is wearing masks.
For Mr Joe Li’s recent speech during a public event openly demanding someone to take away their mask is disappointing and rude. It is sending wrong information to the public. As a markham councillor, he should be cautious with his actions and speeches.
Wearing a mask is definitely a personal choice and should not be questioned. Bullying someone who is wearing a mask is definitely unacceptable in Canada.
We demand Mr Joe Li to make public apology for his act.

Here is the link of his recent public event , sorry I only has the article in chinese newspaper. 

Here were some of his speeches and acts:

He saw a lady wearing a mask among the people attending the event, Li Guoxian "reminded" her immediately. If you are not sick, do not wear mask.

He also said that there was a delivery man who had entered the kitchen of his wife's restaurant while wearing a mask. He told the take-away man that if he would wear a mask next time, he would not be allowed to enter the door.

The lady did not take off her mask, but hid quietly behind the others.

There has been a bullying incident recently on TTC public transit where a man was charged for assaulting a woman for wearing a mask. This is the type of attitude we don’t need in Canada. Here is the article.

https://www.cp24.com/.../suspect-photo-released-after...

近日因為新型冠狀病毒,世界各國的人在生活上作出很多改變,希望令疫情能受到控制,包括戴口罩,多洗手,減少參與人多的活動等等,令很多行業亦受到影響。

現在加拿大多倫多的衛生處並沒有建議大家戴口罩,但是我想強調戴口罩與否是個人選擇。

有很多人沒有病,但是身體狀況比較弱,容易生病,如果他們戴上口罩令自己及其他人更加安全亦無不可。他們當然需要學習如何正確使用口罩,洗手亦相當重要。重點是任何人都應該有戴口罩的權利,亦不需要和任何人解釋自己戴口罩的原因。

對於李國賢先生在近期一次公開場合的戴口罩言論,感到非常失望和憤怒,作為一個萬錦市議員應該小心慎言。

再重申戴口罩是個人選擇,不應該受到譴責、岐視或感到受壓力。在加拿大,對戴口罩人士作出任何形式的欺凌都是不能接受的。

我們強烈要求李國賢為此對公眾作出道歉。

這是他是此活動的報導 http://www.mingpaocanada.com/Tor/htm/News/20200223/taa2_r.htm

最近亦在TTC 有一男子涉嫌襲擊一位有戴口罩女子,這些行動正是加拿大不希望發生的。

報導在此https://www.singtao.ca/4091752/2020-02-12/news-涉嫌在巴士襲擊戴口罩女子+多倫多警方發圖追尋嫌犯/?variant=zh-hk&appedition=toronto