Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced the province’s public health restrictions will now be lifting, while a blockade of protesters demanding an end to mandates resumes at the U.S.-Canada border crossing near Coutts, Alta.
At a news conference, the premier said while the restrictions exemption program served its purpose of increasing vaccination rates, it is no longer an effective tool for doing so and no longer needed.
Global’s Heather Yourex-West looks at the province’s plan, and whether it will be enough to satiate demonstrators.
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