North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Bowinn Ma said Wednesday she’s noticed “a growing impatience with the pandemic” in the comments she’s received from the community.
Living in a public state of emergency for the better part of two years has been wearing for people, said Ma. “People are grappling with all the ways that the pandemic has changed their lives,” she said, adding the mail she’s received indicates “there’s a broad range of opinions on the best way forward.”
Ma said she’s heard about “deepening tensions between neighbours, friends and family members” as well as from many people who are opposed to the vaccine card requirement in many settings.
Ma said she stands behind the decision of Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s health officer, to extend the vaccine passport, but added, “I understand why people would rather see its use concluded.”
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