Canada COVID-19 Employer Resources

According to the Canadian government’s COVID-19 website, “Everyone who lives in Canada will have access to a safe, effective, and free COVID-19 vaccine in 2021. Vaccination has started and will be expanded to the entire population throughout 2021 as vaccine supply increases. Doses for the whole population will arrive at different times. A phased approach to vaccine delivery will begin with the arrival of limited doses, which will be prioritized for high-risk people.

COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Canada

  • Can employers mandate the vaccine?
  • Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
    Federal and provincial governments
  • Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
  • Where will people get vaccinated?
    A mix of locations
  • Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
    A little, because the COVID-19 vaccine is so new

Employee Benefits in Canada

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Top 6 Vaccine Considerations

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Page last modified: January 28, 2021

The information presented on this site is current as of the date initially posted; and, because matters related to COVID-19, the vaccine, and compliance measures are changing so quickly, it may not be current as of the date you read it. While the information gathered here is from Asinta global partners who are subject matter experts in their respective fields, this information is not meant to be a substitute for individual legal or medical advice, or as a substitute for advice in your specific situation.

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