Ottawa to reveal details about international COVID-19 vaccine passport today – CBC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to speak about the plan at 10 a.m. Thursday

Oct 20, 2021

Ottawa plans to reveal details today about its forthcoming proof-of-vaccination system for international travel, senior government sources have confirmed to CBC News.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce further details about the passport at 10 a.m. ET in Ottawa.

The sources with knowledge about the plan spoke on condition they weren’t named because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly.

A media advisory from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship — which has been tasked with implementing a proof-of-vaccination system for international travel — shows officials from that department will lead a technical briefing with media tomorrow morning, along with officials from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Transport Canada, Indigenous Services Canada and Canada Border Services Agency.

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