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Advantages and disadvantages of the anti-vax tax proposed by Quebec

This week, Quebec Premier François Legault announced a new reason people get vaccinated: His government would impose a hefty tax on the unvaccinated. The announcement came a day after Legault accepted the resignation of the province’s public health director Dr Horacio Arruda, leading some to question whether the bold plan was just a distraction from the conflict. policies within the province. Sarah Leavitt of CBC Montreal explains what exactly happened in Quebec under the Omicron wave. We then talk about the tax and if it is even a good idea. For some frustrated with people who will not get vaccinated, the controversial proposal was good news. But the researcher in bioethics Bryn Williams-Jones of the University of Montreal does not agree. He explains to us why, in his eyes, this kind of tax is a legal and moral minefield.