TORY: CITY WORKING ON PLAN TO VACCINATE ESSENTIAL WORKERS
Apr 05, 2021
By Bob Komsic
The mayor of Toronto is listening as doctors and health experts call for prioritizing essential employees with the help of mobile vaccination units, that are currently being used in some hard-hit neighbourhoods.
”If they are working in a risky setting like a certain kind of factory or workplaces … those are the people now I think you’ll find on a more targeted basis we will try harder to reach out to and maybe take more of the vaccines into the community as much as that is a logistical challenge,” says Tory.
The mayor also says essential workers need paid sick days and urges the federal and provincial governments to find a way to make it happen.
”I know that the governments, especially the federal government has made some effort in this regard but I would say, based on what we see happening, it’s still not enough,” the mayor adds.
The Ford government has repeatedly said it will not duplicate the federal paid sick leave program.