Vaccination

COVID: BWDSB will publish staff vaccination rates on website

The Bluewater District School Board will keep track of statistics in regard to vaccinated and non-vaccinated staff members on its website this year. BWDSB communications officer Jamie Pettit said Thursday all school boards in Ontario are expected to “publicly post aggregated, depersonalized attestation statistical information, and continue doing so on a monthly basis.” The BWDSB […]

Owen Sound could discuss vaccination policy for council, staff

City council could soon discuss if Owen Sound will follow in the footsteps of other municipalities by mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for city employees and council. Mayor Ian Boddy notified his council colleagues Monday that he will be presenting a motion Sept. 13 that, if adopted, would direct staff to report back on developing an employee […]

Protest against COVID vaccine mandates held in Owen Sound

PPC candidate Anna-Marie Fosbrooke was at the centre of a COVID-skeptical, anti-mask and vaccine mandate protest on the steps of Owen Sound city hall Wednesday. Fosbrooke, a former Southgate mayor, said she was invited to the rally, which featured speakers, signs such as one which said “Coercion is not consent,” and lots of applause from […]

Grey-Bruce MOH supports vaccination passport system

Grey-Bruce’s top doctor supports the province’s plan to create a vaccine passport. A day before the provincial government announced Ontario residents will soon need to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to dine indoors at restaurants and go to gyms and theatres, Dr. Ian Arra said he is confident a vaccine passport will increase local […]

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