Quebec revokes vaccination requirement for health workers
Over 12 000 health care workers had refused vaccination despite government pressure. But because of bottlenecks at treatment centres, the provincial government of Quebec has now relented.
Published: November 22, 2021, 9:29 am
Resistance pays off: In early November, the government of the Canadian province of Quebec announced that it would halt compulsory vaccination for health care workers.
At the beginning of November no fewer than 12 805 employees in the provincial health care system were still unvaccinated. Health Minister Christian Dubé expressed his astonishment that such a high number had refused to be vaccinated. But fully vaccinated people are just as likely to pass the virus on to others, obliterating the need for vaccines and health passes.
The government therefore revised its course not of its own free will, but out of necessity as it was left with no choice against the steadfastness of unjabbed health workers.
However, from now on, unvaccinated persons have to be tested regularly and lose the right to their “retention bonus”, a payment for employees who stay with the company up to a certain point in time. Newly hired employees are still required to be vaccinated.
Quebec health authorities would otherwise have had to risk serious difficulties in basic medical and nursing care.
All rights reserved. You have permission to quote freely from the articles provided that the source (www.freewestmedia.com) is given. Photos may not be used without our consent.
Consider donating to support our work
Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.
Keep your language polite. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in, for example, Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.
If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violations of any law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.
If your comments are subject to preview by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.
We reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.
EdmontonThe newly elected Premier Danielle Smith of the province of Alberta in Canada has recently made several powerful statements against the globalist foundation World Economic Forum and its leader Klaus Schwab. She has also decided to cancel a strange consulting agreement that WEF had with the state.
WashingtonThe American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) expressed satisfaction with the US midterm election outcome. Republican voters, on the other hand, deplored their party's weak performance.
BogotaFor decades, Colombia was one of the US's most important allies and the only NATO partner country in Latin America. But in South America, too, the political tide is turning. In June, the country received its first left-wing president, Gustavo Petro.
WashingtonWith new US sanctions against China, which came into force on October 12, the Biden administration delivered a serious blow against the Asian giant. Any cooperation with Chinese chip and memory manufacturers and in particular the export of semiconductors to China is now prohibited.
It was an event which shook the social media world on Thursday. Elon Musk has now – after a protracted back-and-forth – taken over the short news service Twitter, the world's second largest social network after Facebook.
Menlo ParkOutpaced by the competition, targeted by the antitrust authorities, sanctioned for its privacy violations, the former Silicon Valley star no longer inspires confidence. Not for its users. Nor its customers. Nor the stock market. Will it succeed in reinventing itself?
An article published in issue 148 (July-August 2022) of the German military journal Deutschen Militärzeitschrift (DMZ), examined underwater warfare in the 21st century and its importance for geopolitical and security policy. Due to the current developments surrounding the acts of sabotage on the Baltic Sea pipelines Nord Stream 1 and 2, this article has gained unexpected prominence.
WashingtonAn embarrassing performance by US President Joe Biden: he made a peculiar mistake at a conference, which again raised doubts about his mental fitness. Can he be trusted to make sane decisions in case of a likely nuclear conflict?
Martha's VineyardThe Republican governor of Florida, Ron De Santis, has had enough. The southern border of the US has been overrun by illegal immigrants since US President Joe Biden took office. De Santis summarily had two migrant groups – mainly from Venezuela – flown out to the luxury island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
WashingtonInflation continues to rise, while Wall Street stocks and investment firm Blackrock plummet.