The Freedom Convoy may be under siege in Ottawa, but at least one province is yielding to the pressure to drop the authoritarian Covid restrictions: Alberta, Canada.
“As people protesting public health measures related to COVID-19 continued to impede traffic in southern Alberta … Premier Jason Kenney announced his government would be announcing a path forward for the lifting of public health measures next week, acknowledging many Albertans are sick of having limitations on their lives,” Global News Canada reported.
Premier Kenney announced in a Facebook livestream that a plan to lift the Covid measures is underway.
“Early next week, the COVID cabinet committee will approve a plan for the careful lifting of public health measures, beginning with the restriction exemption program,” Kenney said. “We introduced this proof of vaccination program reluctantly to avoid a catastrophe in our hospitals during the Delta wave in September when Alberta and Saskatchewan were hit hardest because we had the lowest level of vaccination in Canada.”