Requirement for Proof of Vaccination in Certain Settings

by Nathan Couvillon
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As of September 22, proof of vaccination will be required to enter specific non-essential venues. A hard copy to show you have been fully vaccinated along with photo ID will be required to enter the following venues:

  • Higher risk indoor public settings
  • Restaurants and bars (excluding outdoor areas)
  • Nightclubs (including outdoor areas)
  • Meeting and event spaces (banquet halls conference centres)
  • Sports and fitness facilities
  • Sporting events
  • Casinos, bingos and gaming establishments
  • Concerts, music festivals, theatres and cinemas
  • Racing venues

If you do not have a vaccination receipt, you can access a copy use this link: GET YOUR ELECTRONIC RECEIPT HERE

On or before October 22, the province plans to launch an app that creates a QR code that can be scanned by the venues requiring proof of vaccination. Medica exemptions (if you qualify) will be embedded in this QR code to protect your privacy. Once scanned, the venue will receive a green check mark indicating you may enter or a red ‘X’ indicating you will not be permitted entry. Children under the age of 12 will be able to enter these venues and if accompanied by an adult, they must provide proof of vaccination.

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