Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian Press Published Friday, August 20, 2021 3:24PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 20, 2021 3:25PM EDT TORONTO – The Ontario New Democrats want a former Tory legislator who was booted from caucus for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine to be replaced as deputy speaker at
Progressive Conservative MPP Rick Nicholls says he is not planning to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for “personal reasons.” Nicholls, who represents Chatham-Kent-Leamington, made the announcement during a press conference at Queen’s Park Thursday afternoon. “I made the personal decision not to inoculate with the COVID-19 vaccine,” Nicholls said. “Like almost
Rick Nicholls, the MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, has been expelled from the Ontario Progressive Conservative caucus after refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Nicholls announced Thursday afternoon at a news conference at Queen’s Park that he, together with his wife, made the decision not to get the shot for personal reasons.