On August 23, the BC Government announced a proof of vaccine program. Read the response from the BC Chamber below. And on August 24, the Public Health Officer announced a re-introduction of mandatory masking for indoor spaces. See the update here
BC Chamber of Commerce Responds to Proof of Vaccination Program
VANCOUVER, BC, August 23, 2021 — Today, the provincial government announced that it is introducing a Proof of Vaccination program for British Columbia.
In response to the announcement, the BC Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Fiona Famulak, released the following statement:
“Last week, we and other organizations representing businesses across the province called on the provincial government to introduce a Proof of Vaccination program to help return certainty and predictability to the business environment and keep businesses open. With today’s announcement, we are pleased that a B.C. Proof of Vaccination program will be introduced beginning in September.
The BC Chamber of Commerce will continue to support businesses across British Columbia as we navigate this next step.”
Read the full statement here