Proof of vaccination program announced in Alberta as state of public health emergency declared – CTV

Sept. 16, 2021

CALGARY – The government of Alberta has joined other provinces across Canada in announcing a proof of vaccination program as COVID-19 cases continue to soar to well over a thousand per day.
Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Alta. Premier Jason Kenney said due to the escalating COVID-19 situation, which he described as a “crisis of the unvaccinated,” the province would enter into a proof of vaccination program.

“It has now become clear that we need to go further,” he said.

In addition to the vaccine passport, Kenney declared a state of public health emergency for the province.

“Unless we slow transmission, particularly among unvaccinated Albertans, we simply will not be able to provide adequate care to the sick based on current trends,” he said.

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