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Nurses’ termination for refusing COVD shot was ‘unreasonable,’ arbitrator rules

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By Clare Marie Merkowsky

‘They should have been offered the option of an unpaid leave of absence and must, therefore, be reinstated as Quinte employees if that be their wish,’ Ontario arbitrator James Hayes said.

Nine Ontario nurses fired for refusing the COVID shot could be reinstated thanks to a new ruling.

On February 28, Ontario arbitrator James Hayes ruled in favor of nine nurses, represented by the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), who were fired by Quinte for refusing to take the experimental COVID vaccine.

“They should have been offered the option of an unpaid leave of absence and must, therefore, be reinstated as Quinte employees if that be their wish,” Hayes wrote.

“Nurses intent on remaining unvaccinated are a small minority everywhere but their employee rights may not be ignored,” he added.

Quinte Health, which oversees Belleville General Hospital, North Hastings Hospital in Bancroft, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital in Picton, and Trenton Memorial Hospital, required all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 beginning in September 2021.

Under the new policy, Quinte’s employees were expected to provide proof of receiving their first dose by October 1, 2021 and the second dose by October 31, 2021.

Staff who refused the experimental shots faced automatic termination, resulting in nine nurses being let go in 2022, and one was fired after returning from parental leave in 2023.

According to an emailed statement from Quinte Health, the policy was enforced “as an important measure to protect health-care workers, prevent transmission, maintain health-care capacity, promote public health, and fulfill our ethical obligation to prioritize patient safety and well-being.”

Susan Rowe, vice president of people and strategy at Quinte Health, claimed that the decision to fire the unvaccinated nurses was due to recruitment concerns while admitting that Quinte Health had 100 job openings across its hospitals.

She further explained that Quinte Health did not place the nurses on unpaid leave because “we did not foresee any short or mid-term change for a vaccine requirement.”

Despite the vaccine mandate, hospital statistics from Quinte Health “indicated that of the 335 staff infections between April 2021 and March 2022, only 60 were between April and December 2021. The other 275 (and likely some of the 60) were with a fully vaccinated workforce.”

After the arbitrator’s ruling, Quinte Health announced that it “respects the arbitrator’s ruling and will work with our ONA partners on next steps.”

“Hopefully, the ruling will lead to more hospitals abandoning their vaccine mandates,” an Ontario nurse told LifeSiteNews under the condition of anonymity. “Considering the nursing shortages across Canada, it would be amazing if more nurses could return to work.”

A recent Health Canada memo revealed that a shortage of 90,000 doctors, nurses and other front-line healthcare workers has caused a “health worker crisis” in Canada.

As a result of the healthcare worker shortage, wait times to receive care in Canada have increased to an average of 27.7 weeks, causing some to despair and end their lives via euthanasia rather than wait for treatment.

Currently, vaccine mandates for healthcare workers are still in place in many jurisdictions across Canada despite a critical staff shortage in many hospitals. While some provincial governments have lifted their mandates, a number of hospitals still require the experimental vaccine as a condition of employment.

Additionally, a recently unveiled survey found that a significant number of Canadian healthcare workers, including most nurses, were hesitant to take the experimental COVID shots and only did so because it was mandated across the sector.

However, many healthcare workers have refused the vaccine and are appealing the mandates. In November, hundreds of British Columbia healthcare workers joined together to sue Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry for ongoing COVID shot mandates preventing them from working.

Similarly, Ontario pro-freedom Dr. Mark Trozzi plans to appeal after he was stripped of his license for critiquing the mainstream narrative around the COVID-19 so-called “pandemic” and the associated vaccines.

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Filipino lawmakers sound alarm over 290k excess deaths following COVID jab rollout

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By Angeline Tan

When vaccination against COVID began in 2021, the nation saw a 43% rise in its mortality rate, representing a massive uptick when compared to the 2% increase in the same rate between 2016 to 2020.

While governments worldwide generally seem to be glossing over the statistically significant excess deaths following the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, some lawmakers in the Philippines are now sounding the alarm.

In May 2024, a noteworthy hearing took place in the Philippines’ House of Representatives regarding the alarming rise of more than 290,000 excess deaths since the rollout of the experimental COVID vaccine. Explosive discussions followed, unveiling concerning data and testimonies, according to a Substack report by Aussie 17.

A substantial portion of the talks (which lasted over months) concentrated on the World Health Organization (WHO) Pandemic Agreement , with Congressman Dan S. Fernandez voicing fears about the binding  ramifications  of the WHO agreement upon the Philippines in terms of restrictive measures and compulsory medication.

In February of this year, Fernandez also noted that when vaccination against COVID began in 2021, the nation saw a 43% rise in its mortality rate, representing a massive uptick when compared to the 2% increase in the same rate between 2016 to 2020.

“It stands to reason that this very substantial increase in the number of deaths in 2021 could be attributed mainly to either two factors – to COVID-19 infection or to the vaccines themselves,” Fernandez asserted.

Strikingly, Fernandez admitted in remarks cited by Aussie 17:

We’ve been a part of that mistake because we approved the law that mandates the pharmaceutical to be responsible. And now we learn from that mistake.

Likewise, Attorney Tanya Lat declared:

There are Filipino people who are sick and tired of how the DOH (Department of Health) has let us down, has refused to admit that people are dying, turning a blind eye to the people who are getting sick, turbo cancers, myocarditis, children who are suddenly sick as if they are 60, 70-year-old people.

Adding, Lat said:

We look into their eyes, there does not seem to be any sympathy for the people who have died, for the people who are now physically disabled because of these vaccines.

Moreover, analyst Sally Clark revealed worrying data on declining birth rates, saying:

This is our birth data. And it shows that we have had a loss of babies every single year since the pandemic has started. So 2019 was our last normal birth year. And the last line at the bottom is 2023.

The very big spike is the deaths in 2021, which started in March of 2021, immediately consecutive with the start of the vaccine rollout.

Clark underscored that the significant increase in deaths during July and August 2021 coincided with the introduction of the Johnson & Johnso vaccine.

In 2021, when vaccination rolled out, the deaths went up in all age groups that were vaccinated.

Alluding to proposed amendments to the WHO Pandemic Treaty, Congressman Alonto Adiong lamented:

If we continue on this track we are surrendering to a fascist establishment! Because all of these things without asking individual states whether they agree or not through these amendments? It’s fascism for me! It’s a clear basic definition of fascism!

Adiong separately pointed out the lack of accountability on the part of global pharmaceutical companies:

There’s really an agreement that indicates that they cannot be sued. So I mean, that’s something that we should worry about. Why would a pharmaceutical company insist on not being sued if there will be injuries or fatalities that may come after as a result of that?

While lawmakers in the Philippines are slowly beginning to rethink their policy of pushing the experimental COVID shots onto an unsuspecting populace, other countries, including the United States, have continued to invest in the “vaccine” production of pharmaceutical companies.

On July 2, Moderna announced that the U.S. government had earmarked US$176 million to be given to the Big Pharma giant to facilitate the development of its bird flu vaccine, Channel News Asia reported.

Funds from the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will be set aside to complete late-stage development and testing of a pre-pandemic mRNA-based “vaccine” against H5N1 avian influenza, Moderna elaborated.

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Over 1,600 doctors and scientists call for ‘immediate suspension’ of COVID shots

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By Andreas Wailzer

1,600 medical doctors, scientists, and academics have signed onto the ‘The Hope Accord,’ warning that ‘the widespread rollout of the novel Covid-19 mRNA vaccine products is contributing to an alarming rise in disability and excess deaths.’

A group of over 1,600 medical doctors, scientists, and academics have signed a statement calling for the “immediate suspension” of the mRNA COVID shots.

The statement entitled “The Hope Accord” was signed on July 3. Its most notable signatories were diagnostic pathologist Dr. Clare Craig, physician and YouTuber Dr. Suneel Dhand, and evolutionary biologist and podcaster Professor Bret Weinstein. The statement has gained 26,281 total supporters, including 811 medical doctors, 2,102 other healthcare professionals, and 867 scientists and academics.

“A growing body of evidence suggests that the widespread rollout of the novel Covid-19 mRNA vaccine products is contributing to an alarming rise in disability and excess deaths,” the statement begins.

READ: The Telegraph admits COVID shots may have helped cause over 3 million excess deaths

“The association observed between the vaccine rollout and these concerning trends is now supported by additional significant findings.”

“These include the discovery of plausible biological mechanisms of harm demonstrated in laboratory and autopsy studies, as well as high rates of adverse events seen in randomised clinical trials and national surveillance programs.”

“Altogether, these observations indicate a causal link,” the group of experts concludes.

“This new technology was granted emergency use authorisation to address a situation that no longer exists,” the statement continues. “Going forward, the burden of proof falls on those still advocating for these products to compellingly demonstrate that they aren’t resulting in net harm. Until such evidence is presented, regulators should suspend their use as a matter of standard medical precaution.”

The scientists lament that during the COVID crisis, “Fundamental and cherished principles of medical ethics were disregarded” under the pretense of an emergency situation.

“Also, particularly concerning was the erosion of free speech – a democratic principle that underpinned the ability to question untested interventions whilst ensuring other principles were upheld.”

READ: Latest ‘Twitter Files’ reveal Biden officials colluded with Twitter on widespread censorship of medical experts

“The consequence was exposing the public, especially healthy young people – including children – to unacceptable risks of harm,” the experts stated.

“The medical profession must lead by admitting we lost our way,” the group of doctors and other academics said. “By drawing attention to these medical and ethical issues surrounding the Covid-19 response, we hope to validate and amplify the call to establish the relevant facts and ensure vital lessons are learned.”

“An honest and thorough investigation is needed, addressing the root causes that have led us to this place, including institutional groupthink, conflicts of interest and the suppression of scientific debate.”

“We ultimately seek a renewed commitment to the core principles of ethical medicine, returning to an era in which we strive for transparency, accountability and responsible decision-making throughout the spheres of medicine and public health,” the experts conclude.

As the medical expert pointed out in “The Hope Accord,” overwhelming evidence has shown that the experimental COVID injections have caused millions of deaths and serious injuries, and the dramatic pronouncement of a former Japanese government minister apologizing for such deaths attests to that.

In addition to evidence of deaths and serious injuries due to the COVID jabs, it has furthermore been shown that the injections are ineffective in preventing the transmission of the virus.

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