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Vaccine passport required for workers, volunteers and visitors in various BC healthcare settings

Vaccine passports have been further expanded in BC




Those visiting long-term care homes and acute-care centres in British Columbia will need to provide proof-of-vaccination by the end of the month.

The order was announced Tuesday by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, who confirmed the BC Vaccine Card used to attend certain restaurants, events, and fitness facilities will be needed for visitors to long-term care centres as of October 12, with an expansion to acute-care on October 26.

“Those not fully vaccinated will not be able to visit in health care settings as we go into this time of increased respiratory illness and challenges,” said Henry on Tuesday.

In addition to visitors, employees and volunteers working in the aforementioned facilities must provide proof-of-vaccination as well.

“People who are ineligible to work after October 12 because they have not yet received at least one dose, will be off work as of that day, without pay,” said Henry.

“You must have a valid medical contraindication, and those are very few.”

Reid Small is a BC correspondent for the Western Standard

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  1. Left Coast

    October 7, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Japan seems to have solved the Covid issue . . .

    A quick review of Japan’s Worldometer shows a dramatic spike starting in mid-July and peaking near the end of August.

    Japan recorded 26,121 daily COVID-19 cases on August 22, 2021 (a record high).

    On July 1st, 2021, Japan had 14.7% fully vaccinated and 26.8% partially vaccinated.

    By the peak case date of August 22, 2021, Japan reached 41.1% fully vaccinated and 52.9% partially vaccinated.

    Despite half the country having at least one dose, Japan had a record high COVID-19 case tally.

    While cases plummeted in September, there’s a convenient piece of information the mainstream media forgets to tell us.

    On August 19th, 2021, Japanese doctors started prescribing Ivermectin for COVID-19 cases.

    Vaccinated or unvaccinated, Ivermectin has shown tremendous results in early treatment and prophylaxis against COVID-19.

    I first reported on Ivermectin’s positive results in India 9 months ago.

    And it wasn’t the experimental COVID-19 jabs that likely contributed to the surge to begin with.

    The dramatic decline began after the widespread use of Ivermectin.


  2. Left Coast

    October 6, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    It’s Spring in Australia . . . maybe a preview of winter & spring here . . .
    Victoria Health Minister Foley announced 867 new COVID cases were recorded yesterday. Foley said 375 people are hospitalized, 81 people are in intensive care and 61 people are on a ventilator. Among the recorded cases “78% of the hospital cases are fully vaccinated, and 17% are partially vaccinated (1 dose).”
    In other words, 95% of the COVID patients in Victoria hospitals are at least partially vaccinated.

    Coming here . . . . ?

    The unvaccinated account for just 19.7% of all Covid-19 deaths since August 14th 2021,
    whilst the vaccinated population account for 80.3% of all deaths since the same date.

    But you only need to take a look at the latest data available from Public Health England to realise that we will be heading into lockdown either way, because it isn’t the unvaccinated that are dying. The latest report reveals that 72% of Covid-19 deaths in England have been among the vaccinated since February 1st 2021 up to September 12th 2021, with the vast majority among the fully vaccinated.

    What are our Stupid Politicians going to do then?
    Is WHO Dr. Bonnie aware?
    By Christmas the Hospitals could be full of Covid Patients who are VAXED.

    This is what happens when Inept, Corrupt, Feckless Politicians play Dr.

  3. Left Coast

    October 6, 2021 at 11:00 am

    As BC hospitals are filling with the VAXED who immunity is wearing off . . . Krazy WHO Bonnie Henry is worrying about Vax Passports?
    This is what happens when you let the Feckless UN & WHO run your Province.
    The VAXED are the new Super Spreaders . . .

    Interesting video . . .

    As time passes the VAXED are more likely to contract Covid . . .
    and the Unvaxed are Less Likely!


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Flights from Vancouver to Kamloops priced more than $1,200 over Christmas

BC flight prices have skyrocketed over the Christmas season following flood damage to highways.




Following substantial flooding in November, which led to savaged highways and infrastructure, many of those planning to visit family out of town for Christmas are forced to fly — and some will be paying exorbitant prices for it.

For example, a WestJet round trip — listed on Expedia — from Vancouver to Kamloops, BC on December 22, with a return flight on December 27 is listed at $1,264 as of Wednesday morning.

The normally 30-minute flight includes a nearly four-hour layover in Calgary.

On TripAdvisor, the same round trip is priced similarly.

Those planning a round trip from Vancouver to Kelowna, BC on the same dates will save a few hundred bucks in comparison to those headed for Kamloops. For example, one round trip with WestJet from Vancouver to Kelowna — December 22-27 — is listed at $741 on Wednesday, although it includes a six-hour layover in Edmonton.

Normal flight times between the locales are 55 minutes.

Prices on WestJet’s website are comparable. On Air Canada’s site, all are currently sold out for the aforementioned dates and locations.

However, those travelling between Vancouver and Kelowna can find cheaper trips on Swoop if they fly out of Abbotsford, BC. On Wednesday morning, a non-stop round trip from Abbotsford to Kelowna, departing on December 22 and returning on December 29, is priced under $300.

Reid Small is a BC-based reporter for the Western Standard

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Top Ontario doc says separating vaxxed and unvaxxed best way to get COVID under control

Ontario has had more than 626,000 cases of COVID-19 which has left more than 10,000 people dead.




One of the ways to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control is to stop “the mixing of unvaccinated and vaccinated,” says Ontario’s chief medical officer.

“Basic means of protecting individuals is stopping the mixing of unvaccinated and vaccinated,” said Dr. Kieran Moore at a Tuesday press conference.

“And if our cases continue through and after the holidays we would make recommendations of government to continue the certification process in play. But we’ll continue to review the data. We do have a very robust testing strategy in Ontario for the winter months as we’ve released previously. We’ve purchased … 11 million rapid antigen test for all students in Ontario.”

Moore was asked whether COVID-19 is “something we’re just going to have to learn to live with” and whether it would ever go away.

“We have a long ways to go with the World Health Organization and other international organizations to try to decrease the number of individuals in which this virus can mutate and/or spread,” he said.

“But I do see a time when we’ll have low, endemic rates and it will turn out to be like influenza or other winter respiratory viruses where there’s a seasonality to it, where it does have an intermittent impact on our health-care system and like influenza, you need an annual vaccine to protect against it.”

Ontario has had more than 626,000 cases of COVID-19 which has left more than 10,000 people dead.

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Trudeau’s beach denier demoted

Trudeau was photographed twice on a beach in Tofino after deciding to skip the first day of a holiday he created — the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.




The Justin Trudeau spokesman who told reporters the prime minister “wasn’t on a beach” when he was, has been demoted, says Blacklock’s Reporter.

Trudeau was photographed twice on a beach in Tofino after deciding to skip the first day of a holiday he created — the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.

Trudeau had promised to “set a higher bar for openness and transparency in government.”

Alex Wellstead will be “taking on new challenges” as press secretary to the industry minister, the Prime Minister’s Office said yesterday.  

Wellstead. Courtesy Twitter

Wellstead in a statement called it “a very difficult decision to make.” He had worked as Trudeau’s official spokesman for 20 months.

Wellstead on September 30 issued misleading statements to conceal the fact Trudeau spent the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at a beach resort in Tofino, B.C.

“He wasn’t on a beach,” Wellstead told The Canadian Press at the time. Global News and the weekly Chilliwack Progress photographed Trudeau strolling on the beach and enjoying a glass of beer on a beachfront patio.

The Prime Minister’s Office claimed Trudeau was in private meetings in Ottawa. Staff flew an Indian Residential School “survivors’ flag” and issued a solemn statement in Trudeau’s name.

“We remember the children who never made it home,” it said.

Wellstead did not explain his conduct.

“You as a communicator need to understand everything,” Wellstead said in a March 30 interview with public relations students at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ont.

The prime minister in 2015 Ministerial Mandate letters said officials must be truthful and transparent.

“Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, indeed all journalists in Canada and abroad, are professionals who by asking necessary questions contribute in an important way to the democratic process,” wrote Trudeau.

“Your professionalism and engagement with them is essential.

“We have committed to set a higher bar for openness and transparency in government. It is time to shine more light on government to ensure it remains focused on the people it serves.

“Government and its information should be open by default. If we want Canadians to trust their government, we need a government that trusts Canadians.

“It is important that we acknowledge mistakes when we make them. Canadians do not expect us to be perfect. They expect us to be honest, open and sincere in our efforts to serve the public interest.”

Trudeau on October 6 apologized for the Tofino holiday.

“Traveling on September 30 was a mistake and I regret it,” the prime minister told reporters.

“What made you decide to take a personal trip on a day your government set aside to honour the victims and survivors of residential schools?” asked a reporter.

“Like I said, it was a mistake,” replied Trudeau.

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