News release

Irving Shipbuilding Exception, Statement from Dr. Robert Strang

NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health

There have been a number of questions and concerns about an exception granted by Public Health to Irving Shipbuilding for travel to the U.S. I did give an exception in June with very tight restrictions, but now after concerns have been raised, I have revoked that exception and made clear there will be no further company travel to or from the U. S. I have also ordered the individuals be sent home to isolate for 14 days and asked for assurances that COVID testing has been completed.

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