Exemptions for unvaxxed air travellers soon available

Graphic by Melanie Risdon/the Western Standard

Unvaccinated air travellers may seek exemption from COVID-19 shots as of November 30.

According to Blacklock’s Reporter, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra confirmed few exemptions would be allowed and enforcement will fall to individual airline agents under threat of Aeronautics Act fines of $25,000.

Reporter (Alberta)

Melanie Risdon is an Alberta Reporter for the Western Standard and Alberta Report based in the Calgary Headquarters. She has over 20 years’ experience in media at Global News, Rogers and Corus.

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