March 22, 2023

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The Kovid-19 vaccine is mandatory for all federal public services

The Kovid-19 vaccine is mandatory for all federal public services

As the largest employer in the country, the Government of Canada wants to do its part to protect public servants and the communities in which they live and work.Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Privy Council, said Friday.

In addition to federal employees, workers in federal regulated industries such as banks, broadcasting and telecommunications companies, air, rail and shipping companies will be required to comply with the new order.

However, the government has not disclosed how this new requirement will be implemented. How to develop proof of vaccine is under consideration Early fall, Said Minister LeBlanc.

We will cooperate [les syndicats] And other federal family partners to formulate details of this strong federal approach to immunity.

A quote from:Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

Ottawa Attend And Crown corporations and all federally controlled businesses require vaccination of their employees.

From Alternatives Vaccines are provided for people who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, Dominic LeBlanc said.

Travelers also need the vaccine

This responsibility is also expanded Some travelers, Also warned Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.

The COVID-19 vaccine may be needed Fresh by the end of October For commercial flights, inter-provincial train passengers and cruise ship passengers, he explained.

Like federal employees, travelers who do not receive the COVID-19 vaccine can benefit from it. Alternative measures, Said Minister Alghabra. May be screening tests [exigés], Depending on each situation, He gave as an example.

Canadians do not like to get the lockdown back. Canadians do not want to return to travel restrictions. Canadians want to get back to normal as soon as possible, Defended by the Minister of Transport.

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Conservatives are in favor of Canadians’ right to choose

He, too, is believed to be prescribed vaccines The most important tool in the fight against COVID-19, Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole believes Canadians should have the right to choose.

Conservatives defend the right of Canadians to make their own health choices, Said the head spokesman PCC.

Canadians, he continued, hoped the government would take action in this regard Makes sense, Like Rapid screening tests for those who have not been vaccinated.

However, the Conservative leader encouraged Canadians Who can To receive their vaccine.

Over 81% of Canadians 12 years of age and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Of those aged 12 and over, 70% are considered fully vaccinated.

Vaccination campaigns across the country have slowed in recent weeks as the number of COVID-19 cases associated with the Delta variant has increased.

Minister LeBlanc explained that once the federal government opposed vaccination, the evolution of the pandemic had to change its tune.

Ottawa listens to public health officials, who Tell us that vaccines are the best way to end this epidemic, He stressed.

The Federal Public Service and Federally Regulated Industries represent more than 1.2 million workers, according to data from the Secretariat of the Treasury Board of Canada.

The evolution of COVID-19 from hour to hour.