Valérie Plante wants to impose compulsory vaccination on elected officials in Montreal

Valérie Plante wants to impose compulsory vaccination on elected officials in Montreal
Valérie Plante wants to impose compulsory vaccination on elected officials in Montreal

A measure requiring the next elected Montrealers to be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 to sit at City Hall could be adopted by the executive committee in the coming days.

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“Aspiring municipal officials are required to lead by example. This is why all the elected officials will have to be able to show their vaccination passport during the next meetings of the municipal council ”, declared the mayoress of Montreal, Valérie Plante, on Twitter, late Friday afternoon.

The requirement of proof of vaccination for elected officials could be the subject of a vote in the municipal council, before its implementation. Also, since no municipal council meeting is scheduled this month, due to the current election campaign, this measure should not come into force before the end of the year.

Coderre also favorable

The main opponent of Valérie Plante in the race for mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, has already spoken out on the compulsory vaccination of municipal employees.

Thursday, during a press conference, he estimated that “all employees of the City should be vaccinated”.

“I think everyone in a position of responsibility, like mayors, should be. If we want to make sure we get back to normal, we have responsibilities, ”he said at the time.

Movement Montreal party leader Balarama Holness told CTV News on Friday that he had only seen the posts earlier today and rejected them “unequivocally.”

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