India, Oct. 6 -- In its first act after re-election, the new Canadian government headed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a vaccine mandate for public servants starting at the end of this month when it will also enforce a proof of Covid vaccination regimen for those seeking to travel by air, train or ship.

These announcements at the first press conference held on Wednesday by Justin Trudeau after his Liberal Party returned to power with another minority mandate in the national elections last month. He was accompanied by deputy PM Chrystia Freeland as they addressed the media in Ottawa.

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