OTTAWA WILL SOON MAKE VACCINATIONS MANDATORY FOR ALL PUBLIC SERVANTS, AIR AND TRAIN PASSENGERS
Aug 13, 2021
By Bob Komsic
Ottawa’s announced that federal employees will have to be vaccinated.
The governments expects employers in federally regulated industries will follow suit.
The vaccination requirement will also extend to certain travellers; including all commercial air travellers, passengers on inter-provincial trains and those on large marine vessels with overnight accommodation, such as cruise ships, who must be vaccinated by no later than the end of October.
Close to 500,000 work directly for the government, a Crown corporation, military or RCMP.
Nearly 1,000,000 others work in federally regulated industries, including airlines and banks.
Currently, about 7-in-10 Canadians – 12 and older – are fully immunized.