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TORONTO, Ontario (LifeSiteNews) – An Ontario Superior Court judge has imposed a temporary injunction on the University Health Network (UHN) against its requirement for staff to receive a COVID jab or risk being fired.

An urgent motion to have UHN’s COVID shot requirement halted was lodged by six employees on the afternoon of October 22, according to a Toronto Sun report, the same day that UHN had set as the deadline for staff to take the jab or face termination.

Ontario Superior Court Justice Sean Dunphy heard the case the same day, issuing an interim injunction on UHN’s vaccination policy for one week from that day. The court will consider its jurisdiction over the matter on Thursday, at which point a judgement could be handed down. Dunphy stated that his October 22 injunction should not be viewed as a judgement on the vaccine requirement, saying “[t]here may be merit to both positions.”

“I need time to be better briefed,” the judge added.

In his Friday assessment, Dunphy noted that “[t]he harm raised by the applicants is potentially serious and cannot be undone,” regarding the obligation to take the jab. “It is alleged that some or all of them may be compelled to take the vaccine against their will because they cannot in their personal and family circumstances take the risk of being left destitute by the policy they are seeking to challenge.”

The interim decision will only apply to the six plaintiffs in the case and the nineteen additional staff members who had expressed a wish to be added to the lawsuit before lawyer Ian Perry lodged the petition. According to court documents, there are approximately 180 UHN staff unwilling to comply with the network-wide mandate. 

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With the FDA's decision to officially approve the Pfizer COVID jab, calls to vaccinate schoolchildren and more university students will become louder and more insistent.

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“The affected employees are not scheduled to be working in the first few days of the week. What danger their presence at work might potentially have posed is not in issue because they will not be working anyway,” Dunphy said as part of his decision.

In response, a UHN spokesman said that “[a] small number of individuals sought and received an interim injunction until later this week. UHN has no comment on this matter as it is before the court,” according to the Toronto Sun.

Back in July, the expansive UHN system, which includes Toronto General and Toronto Western hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute of Education, ordered its more than 16,000 employees to receive one of the abortion-tainted COVID-19 shots or be subjected to rapid COVID tests before being permitted to enter UHN buildings for work. In a July 12 letter to employees, UHN president and CEO Dr. Kevin Smith wrote: “for individuals who remain unvaccinated, it isn’t a question of ‘if’ you get COVID-19, it is a matter of ‘when.’”

“As I continue to hear about the ravages of this disease, I am again asking everyone to get vaccinated,” added Smith.

Later, in August – at which time around 900 staff had either not notified UHN of their vaccination status or had indicated they would not take the shot – the health system notified workers that receiving a full regimen of the experimental jabs was necessary before October 8, otherwise they would face disciplinary action. UHN introduced a penalty of two weeks unpaid leave for the un-jabbed.

“If it is still their decision at the end of two weeks that they will not be vaccinated after that date, their employment at UHN will end,” a statement from the hospital read.

In addition to side-lining un-jabbed staff members, UHN’s Ajmera Transplant Centre, Canada’s largest organ transplant facility, has confirmed that it will not carry out life-saving transplant procedures on patients who have decided to forego the shots.

Dr. Atul Humar, director of UHN’s transplant center, said that the issue was debated among doctors at UHN, who decided that from a “medical point of view, we all felt quite strongly that this [mandate] was needed.”

The hospital system also announced that from October 22, visitors to UHN facilities will be required to prove they received their second dose of a “Health Canada-approved vaccine” at least two weeks prior to their visit.

According to UHN, the mandate is being implemented on the basis that “vaccinations are key in helping stop the spread of COVID-19.”

Coronavirus vaccine trials have never produced evidence that the vaccines stop infection or transmission. They do not even claim to reduce hospitalization, but the measurement of success is in preventing severe symptoms of COVID-19 disease.

Meanwhile the list of FDA-recognized adverse events have grown from severe anaphylactic reactions to include fatal thrombotic events, the inflammatory heart condition myocarditis, and neurologically disabling disease like Guillain Barré Syndrome, as well as thousands of recorded deaths and permanent disabilities.

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