Manitoba Metis Federation, province announce vaccination plans for workers – APTN

Aug 24, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination policies are being revealed as the fourth wave of the Delta variant gets Canadians firmly in its grip.

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) announced a mandatory vaccine policy Tuesday afternoon.

“Our government has implemented a policy that requires all our staff, elected officials, affiliates, contractors, board members to be fully vaccinated,” said MMF minister of health Frances Chartrand. “This will also include anyone who comes to our buildings and facilities, conduct meetings or do business with us.

“We do not take this decision lightly. We support the safety of our citizens, employees, families and through them our elders. Our elders are our wisdom and the keeper of our knowledge.”

The MMF said its policy provides counselling for individuals who are hesitant about getting a vaccine. And gives them time to reflect on their options.

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