COVID-19: British Columbia’s vaccine mandate will impact hospitals, say 2 Kelowna nurses | (Me: Get over it – millions of people have been vaccinated without any problems – get protected and protect others!!! You have excluded yourself… )

Andrea Henders gets emotional talking about being forced off her nursing job at Kelowna General Hospital due to B.C.’s vaccine mandate.

She’s among the roughly 1,300 health-care staff in the Interior Health region now on unpaid leave because she hasn’t had a COVID-19 vaccine.

“I’m currently still waiting for the signs on this one,” said Henders, adding, “there isn’t any long-term data on the vaccine yet.”

READ MORE: Another 584 new COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C., along with nine deaths

A hospital colleague, Hailey Hunter, echoes the sentiment about the vaccine and not being able to work.

Source: COVID-19: British Columbia’s vaccine mandate will impact hospitals, say 2 Kelowna nurses |

This is Gibraltar, St. Ann, Jamaica: Save Cockpit Country

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These photographs landed in a tweet from Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) on my timeline this afternoon, leaving me with a heavy feeling in my heart. I think they speak for themselves.

“I had never been confronted by bauxite mining in this way before,” confessed CEO of JET, Dr. Theresa Rodriguez-Moodie.

“Beautiful hillsides with lush forests and peaceful communities were now replaced with deep open pits, massive scouring of hillsides, and red dirt, everywhere. Right next to people’s homes, their farmland. There were schools that were right next to bauxite mining pits. And I saw several homes where if they walked right out of their front door or their back yard, there were these massive pits…”

“How is this OK? How are we OK with this? We hear about the importance of bauxite mining to Jamaica’s economy, and in 2020 JET did a study showing that in 2018 bauxite mining contributed…

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Florida Bars State Professors From Testifying in Voting Rights Case – The New York Times

After being hired as expert witnesses for groups opposing a restrictive voting law, three University of Florida academics were told they could not participate in the lawsuit against the state.
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