“Caucus of Civil Freedom” is not a challenge to Otur’s leadership: Tories

Conservative MP Mariling Radu arrives on January 24, 2020 at Parliamentary Hill in Ottawa for the withdrawal of the Conservative Caucus. (Canada Press / Justin Tan)

Marilyn Gladu, a conservative member of Parliament, said that the “Caucus of Civil Freedom” formed by her and other Congressmen Tory is not a challenge for leader Erin O’Toole’s leader, COVID-19 against Canada. It states that it is a means of assessing the impact of the order. Freedom of the citizens.

“This isn’t about Erin O’Toole’s leadership, it has nothing to do with it,” Gladu said in an interview on November 4. Canadian press..

Outur has sought to bridge the gap between those who support mandatory vaccination and those who do not.

Mr. Gradu said the focus of the civil liberal caucuses was to speak for members who have lost or may have lost their jobs because they chose not to be vaccinated. ..

“It’s really hearing from our members, we’re trying to put those questions forward, get some answers, and understand what we can do to raise our attention and awareness.” She said.

About 15 to 30 conservative MPs and Senators Showed interest Gradu said when attending the caucuses. The group acts like a parliamentary commission, speaking to legal or medical professionals at public conferences and providing possible solutions for Canadians concerned about the impact of vaccine obligations on citizens’ freedom. I call on you.

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The idea of ​​forming a caucuse, representing Sarnia-Lambton’s riding in Ontario since 2015, came from members who were dismissed from work because she and some of her colleagues refused to be vaccinated. He said he was born after discussing his concerns.

“I’ve seen people in other places like Quebec and Ontario (and) in the United States offer quick accommodation as a reasonable accommodation. I think that should have been taken into account.”

On November 4, the Biden administration required companies with more than 100 employees to be fully vaccinated with COVID-19, or to be tested at least weekly from January 4, 2022.

Gradu said this would at least make room for unvaccinated people.

“Note that they are not firing unprotected. They use rapid inspection as a reasonable accommodation. Canada should take this approach,” she said. Said On Twitter on November 4th.

Files from Canadian Press and Reuters

Isaac Theo


Isaac Teo is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.