Options Running Out for Vaccine Hesitant

Title: Options Running Out for Vaccine Hesitant
Date: October 6, 2021
Description: On October 6, 2021, Tanya Walker appeared on Global News to speak about barriers to employment in New Brunswick for those who are hesitate to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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though he has years of experience in
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child care dan hill’s future in the
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field is no longer certain it’s getting
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harder to find jobs it’s getting harder
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to
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do anything hill is unvaccinated against
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covid19 he says he’s not anti-vaxx only
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hesitant after having bad reactions to
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medication in the past he hasn’t yet
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talked to his doctor about whether or
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not he qualifies for a medical exemption
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health canada lists things like
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allergies and heart inflammation as
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acceptable exemptions i’m not in those
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categories i’m one that’s going to fall
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through the cracks
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because there is health things but it’s
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not health things that i would get
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exempted for he’s up for a job in
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fredericton with an interview lined up
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for friday but new brunswick’s workplace
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vaccination rules put hill’s candidacy
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in jeopardy and now the prime minister’s
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announcing canada-wide vaccination rules
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so you are the expert here hill is not
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alone there are people all over canada
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who are now having their work status
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impacted by their vaccination status
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what are the options for people in his
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position i mean it could it may be seen
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as a violation of rights but i mean the
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court or the tribunal can uh go a second
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step and say is this justified in order
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to protect like the greater good is this
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a justified violation and um i would
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suspect that the answer would be yes
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walker says a lot of legal consultation
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goes into government decisions like this
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and anyone feeling they have a valid
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reason to remain unvaccinated has to be
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prepared to provide thorough proof
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running out of options hill says he’ll
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talk to his doctor i’m not saying i will
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never be vaccinated
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that is yeah i’m not in that group that
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are saying i will never be vaccinated
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right now
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i’m not ready yet new brunswick’s
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workplace vaccination mandates go into
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effect november 19th the federal
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government’s october 29th travis fortnum
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global news st john

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