vaccine passports

Businesses still looking for clarity from Sask. Government according to provincial opposition

Oct 5, 2021 | 5:57pm

The provincial opposition are saying businesses are still confused on the details from the latest public health order. Economy Critic Alena Young says businesses were frustrated with many of the changes that were installed last week. She says the government haven’t provided enough clarity to the business community. “Businesses who are frustrated that they don’t […]

Vaccine passport program coming to Alberta

Sep 15, 2021 | 6:58pm

As the fourth wave of COVID-19 decimates Alberta’s healthcare system, Premier Jason Kenney is bringing in additional measures including a vaccine passport program. Kenney declared a state of public health emergency Wednesday night saying the province could run out of intensive care beds and staff to manage patients who have been stricken with the virus […]

City of Regina, province working on scalable vaccine passport system

Aug 30, 2021 | 7:09am

Regina Mayor Sandra Masters says a time where proof of vaccination is needed for a variety of events in the Queen City, is coming. Masters says work is underway between the province, Regina Exhibition Association Limited and City of Regina (REAL) to create a QR code or bar code system to allow for easy proof […]

Canada to implement vaccine passports this fall

Aug 11, 2021 | 5:08pm

Canada is moving forward with proof of vaccination for Canadians travelling internationally. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says Ottawa is working with the provinces to develop consistent credentials, which would likely be digital. He also says the government is also working with other countries to recognize the credentials issued in Canada. Ottawa plans to have this […]

Merriman maintains vaccine passports won’t be required for events in Saskatchewan

Jul 24, 2021 | 6:13am

Health Minister Paul Merriman says the government’s stance on not needing a vaccine passport to attend large events in our province like Rider games is not changing. The NDP feels such a measure should be taken to keep people safe at places where there will be big crowds, but Merriman says there is a reason […]