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Purolator employees who refused to share their medical information with the corporation (90 per cent owned by Canada Post) were sent home without pay, and many were then fired. Photo: RWN
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Ontario claims it never mandated COVID shots while Canada quietly backs down on boosters

Now starts the COVID gaslighting: hold onto your sanity, citizens. Governments want you to understand that everything you believed they were telling you about COVID shots and mandates for the past three years is wrong. You heard it wrong. You understood it wrong. You are misremembering things.

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Purolator firing workers over outdated COVID policies

“The only thing the Purolator’s COVID policy existed to do was to stop the spread of COVID-19,” says Vincent Favreau. “Purolator now knows the shot did not, and does not stop transmission of the virus. While other employers are bringing employees back and in some cases providing back-pay, Purolator is firing people,” says Favreau, who was sent home without pay on January 10, 2022. He received a letter severing his employment on November 26th.

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Purolator employees who refused to share their medical information with the corporation (90 per cent owned by Canada Post) were sent home without pay, and many were then fired. Photo: RWN
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“We are healthy and ready to work” protesting employees tell Purolator in Quebec

Healthy Purolator employees, sent home last January because they declined to disclose their COVID shot status, protest in Quebec on November 16th, saying they are healthy and ready to work. Photo: Vince Favreau Purolator employees who were sent home without

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Purolator is 91 per cent owned by Canada Post. Photo: RWN
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Confusion reigns as Purolator letter demands staff “attest” to COVID shot status by November 16

Purolator employees who have declined to reveal their medical status to the corporation are now confused as to what they are actually being asked to do in a recent letter.

The November 7th letter signed by Darrell Hayashi opens by noting that employees must attest to being “vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.”

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Launched to the public November 2nd, Whitby's "self-driving shuttle" pilot project made a 6 kilometre loop from the GO station around to the lakeshore, through residential and industrial areas. Running in live traffic lanes in real, unpredicatable traffic conditions, it had a maximum speed of 20 kilometres per hour and did not operate in heavy rain or snow. Photo: Colin Williamson
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Autonomous vehicles: cross jurisdictional regulatory perspectives update

Since the release of our regulatory perspectives article in 2021, there have been a variety of regulatory and policy developments around the world regarding the use of autonomous vehicles (AV or AVs).

In addition to highlighting recent developments for the operation of AVs in Japan, the U.K., the European Union, the U.S., and China, jurisdictions of South America, Australia, New Zealand and India are poised to make significant strides in developing regulatory landscapes conducive to the development of autonomous vehicles.

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Employee group serves Purolator, Government of Canada with lawsuit over COVID lockouts

“This is what has happened to our society as a whole: your tax dollars, your resources have been used to coerce you and to beat you down into doing something that you didn’t want to do,” says one of the employees who has requested anonymity.

“It has been done through lying and subterfuge and manipulation: manipulation of facts, manipulation of emotions, manipulation of fear. It is, it is at its core, a criminal act by our own government against us.

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Group urges Purolator employees to join lawsuit over privacy, COVID issues

Purolator violated the privacy rights of its employees when it demanded access to their personal medical information, a group of them is alleging.

The group of employees served Purolator with a cease-and-desist letter on April 25th, and is preparing to file a lawsuit later this month. There are both unionized and non-unionized members in the group, which currently numbers in the hundreds and which organizers hope will become thousands in the days ahead.

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