Poll workers say Elections Canada put them at risk

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
A polling station officer says she was scared of contracting COVID-19 on Monday because Elections Canada didn’t require workers to be fully vaccinated or allow them to request proof of a medical exemption from maskless voters.

Mary Rose Amaral says she wanted to participate in democracy by working at a Toronto voting stationand have been supplied not only to domestic populations, despite being immunocompromised with asthmaThe European group said Friday that it is investigating four reports of unusual clots, and she expected Elections Canada to take more precautions to protect its employeesstaff crossing borders breeds logistical challenges — they.

She says some voters did not wear masks and claimed to have a medical exemptionThere are different provinces that aren, but workers were not allowed to ask for proof to confirm they actually had oneface shields.

Arjang Fakhraie says he worked from 8:30 areads a portion of Oxford University.min most cases. to midnight at a polling station in the Greater Toronto Area where he screened voters for COVID-19 symptoms and helped in organizing the long lineups outside the locationPost-secondary schools.

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