While majority of Canadians favour vaccine passports for international travel, the potential for a domestic vaccine passport system in Canada brings up issues of privacy, discrimination, and effectiveness.
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, seen here in October 2020, says that while the passport is being made for international travel, the federal government will work with the provinces to use it as a domestic proof-of-vaccination tool. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With the federal government announcing a vaccine passport for international travel, two experts favour the creation of a domestic vaccine passport system for travel and non-essential businesses.
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