Category Law & Policy
Juan Gérvas points out that we do not have enough data about the prevention of virus transmission to justify mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers.
Martha Paynter reveals the COVID-19 crisis in Canadian prisons, and argues that though priority vaccination of prison populations is needed, decarceration would be an even more humane and effective way to prevent transmission.
Françoise Baylis highlights some of the limitations of COVID-19 vaccine certificates.
Maya J. Goldenberg prepares us for the reality that an effective vaccine may stop the pathogen, but it will not establish health.
Leah Hutt and Elaine Gibson propose that Federal legislation is insufficient to fully protect the genetic information of Canadians, so provinces and territories must enact laws and regulations within their jurisdictions that can help to ensure further protection for all Canadians from genetic discrimination.