Premiers join with US Governors asking for vaccine exceptions



Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe are joining with governors across the United States is asking for both the Canadian and US Governments to immediately reinstate the vaccine and quarantine exemptions available to cross border truck drivers.


The open letter lays states, "We understand the vital importance of vaccines in the fight against COVID-19 and continue to encourage eligible individuals to get vaccinated. However, we are deeply concerned that terminating these exemptions has had demonstrably negative impacts on the North American supply chain, the cost of living, and access to essential products for people in both of our countries.


"The timing of your decision to terminate the vaccine and quarantine exemptions could not have been worse,