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UPDATED | Feds say provinces will issue 'standardized' proof of vaccination for travel

Instead of issuing a singular federal national COVID-19 vaccine passport, the federal government says that each province and territory will be responsible for issuing a 'standardized pan-Canadian' vaccine passport that Canadians can use when travelling abroad. Each province's system is supposed to have a 'common' look and feel, with the expectation that by next month all Canadians will have access.

A traveller waits next to check-in kiosks not currently in use at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, July 30, 2021. The federal government announced funding of up to $38.4 million for infrastructure projects at the airport as part of COVID-19 recovery efforts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

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