Canadians need a vaccination policy that is consistent across all provinces and territories, as well as a national database that allows for vaccination rates to be collected, recorded and monitored from coast to coast to coast.
Due to significant data gaps, Canada’s overall vaccine coverage is unclear, making the process of identifying and addressing problem areas very difficult.
More Canadians contracted the measles by March 30 of this year than in all of 2018.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'