Trudeau unveils Canada’s international proof-of-vaccination for COVID-19

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Canada is introducing a standard federal proof of the COVID-19 vaccination system, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday.

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The Vaccine Passport will show your name, date of birth and COVID-19 vaccine history – including what dose you received and when you received it.

“I am pleased to confirm that all provinces and territories that have confirmed they will move forward with a standardized national proof of vaccination,” Trudeau told reporters.

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He said that Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and all three regions have used this national standard.

“You can download it to your phone, you can print it out, if you don’t have those capabilities you can ask for a copy by mail, but now you can show proof of vaccination in all those provinces right away.” , and all the other provinces have agreed and are working hard to come online,” he said.

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Vaccine passports will have a uniform look and feel across the country, including the word mark “Canada” in the top corner, according to officials.

Officials said Canadians will be able to use the proof of vaccination system for travel within Canada and for international travel.

The proof of vaccination system also complies with the Smart Health Card standard, which uses technology that will allow officials to verify and authenticate information without giving them access to any other health or identity information, officials said.

Officials said the system is also considered tamper-proof, as it detects any changes in the document after it is issued.

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