Quebec to impose health tax on unvaccinated Canadians
The Canadian province of Quebec will charge a health tax to residents who are not vaccinated against Covid-19.
Quebec, which has seen the highest number of Covid-related deaths in Canada, is currently struggling with a surge in cases.
On Tuesday, the premier announced that it would be the first in the nation to financially penalise the unvaccinated.
Only about 15% of Quebec residents are not vaccinated, but they make up about half of all hospital cases.
Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-59960689