November 7, 2009
An Ottawa city councillor wants to call in the Armed Forces to help conduct swine flu vaccinations.
Coun. Bob Monette said Thursday he has written to federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq asking if doctors, nurses and medics from the Canadian Forces could be deployed in cities across Canada to help with the H1N1 vaccinations.
Monette said the idea came to him after speaking with a constituent who’s a member of the Forces.
“Why not think of all the possibilities?” Monette said.