A lawyer representing two applicants challenging the federal travel vaccine mandate told an Ottawa courtroom on Sept. 21 that the issue isn’t moot—as the attorney general has previously argued in court—since the federal government could bring back the measure at any time.
“Mandates are not a relic of the pandemic past,” said lawyer Sam Presvelos, who represents businessmen Karl Harrison and Shaun Rickard.
Presvelos argued the attorney general has not submitted any evidence that mandates won’t be reimposed.
After the Liberal government lifted the vaccine mandates on June 20, the attorney general filed a motion to have four lawsuits against the mandate be declared moot and struck….
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