Canada to impose mandatory vaccination for government workers & transport passengers

 - COVID-19 - Aug 14

The Canadian Government has announced that all workers operating within federal administration and the majority of transport passengers must get vaccinated against COVID-19 following a surges in Delta variant cases in Canada.

Canadian Minister Dominic LeBlanc reaffirmed his understanding that “vaccines are the best way to end this pandemic” and went on to highlight that the country expects public servants to comply with this requirement.

A deadline for around 300,000 public workers is anticipated to be announced in the coming weeks, with the entire transport sector including passengers to welcome what Air Canada has called “a welcome step forward in the evolving measures to protect the health and safety” of their passengers and the transport sector in general.

The requirement is set to come into effect by the end of October.


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