CTV News in Quebec:

The number of appointments for the first dose of a COVID-19
vaccine has risen sharply this week in Quebec, according to Health
Minister Christian Dubé.

Thursday, Dubé announced that vaccine passports would be required
to enter
Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) and Société
québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) locations starting Jan. 18. He
explains the decision was made to curb an increase in cases of the
highly contagious Omicron variant.

He says he hopes this measure will be an additional incentive for
some people to get their first dose of vaccine against COVID-19,
as more than 50 per cent of people currently hospitalized are
non-vaccinated people, though they represent about 10 per cent of
the population.



Sticks work better to motivate people when you dangle a carrot from them than using them as switches. More like this, please.

(Worth noting too that Quebec had a high vaccination rate prior to these new restrictions.)

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