Vaccine passports and the constitution

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ChemGal

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As I said, I didn't know about the app used by businesses. Yes it has a QR code
That's what the issue is here - the iPhone version for businesses to use don't recognize those with a 3rd dose, Anyone can download the app if they want.

With how late AB was to getting this together, it's ridiculous they have issues like this IMO.
 
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Luce NDs

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Does the preceding dialogue reflect on certain insecurities in a perfect world?

Many people are determined on how they are impressed ...
 

BetteTheRed

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Ontario hasn't launched its app yet, coming out 22 October. Right now I just have my vaccination certificate (the second one on top) attached as a PDF to an e-mail to myself.
 

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I have the paper printout of my certificate folded up in my wallet. My phone was too old to handle the province's contact tracing app from a while back. I'm guessing it will also be too old to handle QR app as well.
 

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I have the paper printout of my certificate folded up in my wallet. My phone was too old to handle the province's contact tracing app from a while back. I'm guessing it will also be too old to handle QR app as well.
In Alberta effective November 15 only the QR code can be used in budinesses using the Restriction Exemption Program. We do not need a special app to get the QR code, just access to the website where the code can be screen shot and saved to your gallery, or printed out to be shown for the business to scan (the business needs the app or the code will not tell them anything)
 

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Yes, Chemguy and I downloaded the apps just to 'play'. See what it looks like when a business scans the QR code. I don't plan on keeping the app, I do have a pdf saved on my phone, will probably take a screenshot of just the QR code as that's probably easier.

Chemguy also printed off and laminated the pdf files and made them slightly bigger than my phone *sigh* Not exactly the convenient wallet card I thought he was going to do. They don't recommend shrinking the size when printing for scanning ability, but I think 90% or something will be fine, 25% might not. Some of the other info can be cut off, plus we can do the printing double sided, QR code one side, text on the other. Technically only the QR code is needed but I can see us mixing them up if we do that. I also want it to be a useable paper copy when the QR code isn't sufficient, ie. Another province.
 

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I am curious about Alberta's plan for people from elsewhere. They claim Nov 15 only the QR codes will be accepted as proof of vaccination. BC, ON, etc. codes won't work with Alberta's app (this could change, there is a federal plan apparently). I suspect non QR codes will be accepted for anyone out of province but there's no info posted stating so.
 

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Yes, Chemguy and I downloaded the apps just to 'play'. See what it looks like when a business scans the QR code
I did the same, also to ensure that the screenshots I saved and the ones I printed (figuring a hard copy and a digital copy makes for good backups) would scan properly
 

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I am curious about Alberta's plan for people from elsewhere. They claim Nov 15 only the QR codes will be accepted as proof of vaccination. BC, ON, etc. codes won't work with Alberta's app (this could change, there is a federal plan apparently). I suspect non QR codes will be accepted for anyone out of province but there's no info posted stating so.
I think the same problem exists in reverse too. SOmetimes Provincial autonomy over National standards is a pain in the process.
 

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I did the same, also to ensure that the screenshots I saved and the ones I printed (figuring a hard copy and a digital copy makes for good backups) would scan properly
Yes, that too, especially with the lamination aspect.
 

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have yet to test the laminated printout. My partner was trying ot find the laminating sheets we know we have somewhere....
I found the glare to be a slight problem, although not a huge issue. Scanning at a slight angle worked better.
 

Mendalla

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Ontario hasn't launched its app yet, coming out 22 October. Right now I just have my vaccination certificate (the second one on top) attached as a PDF to an e-mail to myself.
Apparently, the app businesses will use to scan the QR codes hit the app stores today. That gives them a week to get ready so I'm thinking it might actually launch on schedule. The question is how long after that until the first breach.
 

BetteTheRed

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And we also have to accept alternatives. I know a lot of elderly people without smart phones.
 

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And we also have to accept alternatives. I know a lot of elderly people without smart phones.
Yeah, I think there will have to continue to be a printed version of some kind, hopefully with a QR code on it that the businesses can scan. I think part of the reason we've seen businesses being lax with checking vaccination documentation is it takes a fair bit of effort to manually. Being able to just scan a code and get a Green box or something in response simplifies things considerably.
 

BetteTheRed

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I've been to a few "events" recently, a play and a cinema visit. I didn't find it difficult or slow to show a vaccine cert that showed my name, second dose, and the date, plus ID.
 

ChemGal

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And we also have to accept alternatives. I know a lot of elderly people without smart phones.
Here, I think many get someone to print it off, Chemguy did for me. People can also order a card from the government, get one from a registry office and most pharmacies will print them off too. No info in ON about those services?
 

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Is it awesome that we in an honest world have to prove something over and over. There was a time it is said that a man's word was like God ... a virtue ... and then something come down ... fallacy? As laid out in legalistic terms is a lie the best way ... thus the parent of prostitution as laid out?

Might serve to make a tome or a novel book ... thus we could bury much ...
 
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