Premier lambasts Trudeau for low northern and Indigenous vaccination rates in Saskatchewan – Prince Albert Daily Herald

“I suspect the federal government has been aware of this throughout this pandemic,”
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe.

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe pulled no punches at a post-election press conference Tuesday in Regina — saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has “a role to play” when it comes to low vaccination rates in northern and Indigenous communities.

“Our far north and Indigenous communities are running at a vaccination rate lower than 50 per cent — some as low as 23 per cent,” Moe said.

“This is an area where we have some of the highest COVID transmissions in the province and this is an area of exclusive federal jurisdiction.”

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