Appeal for more time as Quebec holds firm on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health workers

Quebec is sticking to its mid-October deadline to have all health-care workers in the province vaccinated, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Friday, but some are suggesting more time is needed … Read More

COVID-19 testing not an effective alternative to mandatory vaccines, experts say

Experts say that regular testing for COVID-19 is not an effective alternative to mandatory vaccinations to prevent the spread of the virus. Testing as an alternative to mandatory COVID-19 vaccines … Read More

How should employers mandate COVID-19 vaccines? Persuade instead of punish, experts say

As COVID-19 vaccine mandates become a political issue, experts are urging companies who are already introducing such policies to use incentives and compassion before resorting to terminations — which could … Read More

Air Canada requiring all employees, new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Air Canada says it is now requiring all airline employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The announcement from Canada’s largest domestic and international carrier also marks … Read More

Politicizing COVID-19 vaccine mandates could backfire, experts warn

Standing in front of a crowd of reporters on Friday, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau once again shared his position on a vaccine mandate — and slammed the Conservatives for theirs. … Read More

RBC to require all Canadian, U.S. staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

The Royal Bank of Canada will require all their staff in Canada and the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of October, according to an … Read More

Most big banks requiring Canadian, U.S. staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Several of Canada’s largest banks will now be requiring some of their staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to internal memos and statements sent to Global News. The … Read More

Ontario considering mandating COVID-19 vaccines for workers in some settings: source

Global News has learned the Ontario government is considering mandating COVID-19 vaccines for some workers in high-risk settings. A source said government officials are meeting Monday evening and will consider … Read More

Canada getting vaccine passport for international travel

Canada is getting a vaccine passport for international travel, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced on Wednesday. “We are working actively with the provinces and territories on a secure, pan-Canadian proof … Read More

COVID-19 vaccines are now mandatory at some U.S. companies. Could Canada be next?

As Canadians across the country continue to roll up their sleeves for their COVID-19 vaccines, employers are slowly starting to remind staff that office life will return — and soon. … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU would support mandatory vaccination at Western University

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says it would support a mandatory vaccination policy at Western University, should the university wish to implement such a policy. Western announced in May that it … Read More

Ontario not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers: Doug Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his government is not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers, saying it is their “constitutional right” to decide whether or not they want … Read More

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