Quebec Will Impose ‘Significant’ Tax On The Unvaccinated In ‘Fairness’ To The Vaxxed

Quebec Will Impose ‘Significant’ Tax On The Unvaccinated In ‘Fairness’ To The Vaxxed


The Canadian province of Quebec will impose a “significant” tax on the unvaccinated.

Premier Francois Legault justified the move by stating that refusing vaccination — a decision made by 10% of Quebecers — leads to costs for the health care system. He said that the size of the penalty — which remains undecided — will be “significant.”

“Those who refuse to get their first doses in the coming weeks will have to pay a new health contribution,” Legault explained. “The majority are asking that there be consequences. … It’s a question of fairness for the 90% of the population that have made some sacrifices. We owe them.”

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