B.C.’s vaccine card system takes effect, cards now required to access some businesses, events – CBC

People 12 and over must currently show proof of at least 1 dose of vaccine

Sep 13, 2021

Two hours into the breakfast rush on Monday, the Jam Cafe in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood was humming with what appeared to be business as usual. Tables were full, as were seats at the bar.

The confrontation staff feared might come on Monday, the first day of B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine card system, which was introduced by the province to curtail cases and hospitalizations in the fourth wave of the pandemic, didn’t seem to materialize.

“So far, pretty good,” owner Mike Deas-Dawlish told CBC. He said there was a little bit of “nervous energy” when staff came to work today because they weren’t sure how people would react. “But so far, I can only say it’s been very positive. People have been great, they’ve been very supportive.”

“We’ve actually had a few comments that it’s nice to see the pass program in and this is the first time they’ve been out in a year.”

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vaccine-card-bc-1.6173556

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