Niagara region child immunization updating
Their plan, which was announced on the radio, is to suspend all these students if their order for suspensions are not complied with.
A close friend of mine received such a letter in regards to her daughter who has an outstanding MMR vaccine.
Under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) legal exemptions are available to parents who wish to decline any or all vaccinations for diseases covered under the Act for medical, religious and conscientious reasons.
These exemptions are legal rights of the citizens of Ontario under the Immunization of School Pupils Act, informed consent laws in Ontario and the Canadian Constitution, as described by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian National Report on Immunization, 1996, which states, “Unlike some countries, immunization is not mandatory in Canada; it cannot be made mandatory because of the Canadian Constitution.
May 5, 2016 VIA Email to [email protected] Paul Dubé Ombudsman of Ontario Bell Trinity Square 483 Bay Street, 10th Floor, South Tower Toronto, ON M5G 2C9 Dear Mr.
My friend sent a commissioned affidavit anyway with a statement of conscience or religious belief.You can see a recent example of at this CTV Kitchener story, “Students face suspension if not immunized.” This March 7, 2016 article mentions medical exemptions, but there is no mention of religious or conscientious exemptions.By clicking the link from the CTV story to the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit, you arrive on a page stating, “Students in Ontario must have their vaccinations up to date and on record with Public Health – or they may not be allowed to attend school.” No mention of exemptions.We update you with the following: On February 29, 2016, CTV Toronto News at Noon covered a press conference held by the Minister of Health, Dr. You can read the entire transcript, with screen shots here, and watch the video of the news segment here.Reporter Paul Bliss begins by stating, documentation hasn’t been done.