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Ontario government workers get paid COVID-19 vaccine time, but why aren’t all private-sector workers?

provincial government workers were told they can get COVID-19 vaccinations without using unpaid or vacation time, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario MPPs have voted twice against NDP motions looking to extend the same ability to all private-sector workers.This week’s votes came as Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, a body of 40 doctors, medical experts and scientists, released a joint letter on Tuesday urging stronger public health measures to be imposed.Among the six priority areas was the need to ensure essential workers are paid to stay home when they are sick, when they are exposed to COVID-19, or when they need time to get vaccinated.“An emergency benefit that offers more money, is easily accessible, immediately paid and

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provincial government workers were told they can get COVID-19 vaccinations without using unpaid or vacation time, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario MPPs have voted twice against NDP motions looking to extend the same ability to all private-sector workers.This week’s votes came as Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, a body of 40 doctors, medical experts and scientists, released a joint letter on Tuesday urging stronger public health measures to be imposed.Among the six priority areas was the need to ensure essential workers are paid to stay home when they are sick, when they are exposed to COVID-19, or when they need time to get vaccinated.“An emergency benefit that offers more money, is easily accessible, immediately paid and
COVID-19 restrictions came into effect, calling for non-essential traffic to be stopped at the province’s borders with Quebec and Manitoba, the Ottawa Police Service has announced it is stopping its 24-hour checkpoints.According to a statement issued by the service Tuesday evening, the around-the-clock border checkpoints were set to end as of 8 p.m.

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