B.C. considering tougher laws to protect patients, students from anti-vaccine protesters

An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for health-care workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS) An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for health-care workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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BREAKING | Vaccine mandate coming to House of Commons, MPs rule

Anyone entering the House of Commons precinct -- including MPs -- will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Nov. 22, the Board of Internal Economy has ordered. The new rule starts on the day the 44th Parliament kicks off.

The Peace tower is seen on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 as politicians begin returning to work in Ottawa. The Conservative and Bloc parties both held their first party caucus meetings following the federal election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld