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The COVID vaccine passport and Charter rights

Though they believe vaccine passports violate Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, anti-vaxers will find this very difficult to prove in court, a lawyer with UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law says.

The key question in this debate is whether vaccine passports are mandated or an option.

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Election 2021: Activists gather for climate change event in Campbell River

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Twenty activists from Campbell River, Quadra Island and Comox turned out for “Canada is still on Fire – 350.org day of Action” in Campbell River on Wednesday Sept. 8.

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Election 2021: NDP best bet to get stuff done in Ottawa, says North Island candidate Rachel Blaney

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Incumbent NDP candidate Rachel Blaney wants to continue to hold the government accountable and secure what her constituents and Canadians need to navigate tremendous challenges such as climate change and COVID-19 recovery.

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