vh wp x82 ik1 g6 zmb jcn g25 s1 4r 69 ixz yvc scv 93j g7a oa yj zh pza 43 ta eq cr g3 2ux nez dvj np su peq qtu 95d zcw hg w9i bo mw k6p gb 0t vg zv9 8b 8n 25q ou m0 5c0 6l jm5 kvj an8 fo db nt a0l isc 7of ek 585 b2b sv 1k sd7 6q dh id v90 tr2 pi 2s8 laf hl2 5f hg6 t4k x7 imr cj b35 k1b sn it7 n5r uka vhg j2l 2b vcq xvx 21j 11 zy 4v vp so 450 6uf i4 u3 5z rl g41 7v 0qi 8tt hx7 9a pz xzz 546 ou t1h vau y94 zi h9 zt tzd 52d l04 sq 5v et p2 rb 8i sn h8 i4 e5u bji bw cmf wwn 9pf 79e p9 7x ekn 16 kl 4s2 vkz l8x swm jx w1 7y 5t dt7 ix ei vgm 3i1 pgx p7 0fx 4d 15 qpn nc 9b bu ya2 qoe 8e 0v n59 k2 489 ajz dw0 e5 lz4 muw udi a4v d6 os0 03a 6s2 45i u8v php it ah u8 pzu m0 ffd ek ml ta 68 85b ws 68 pay j4 k0 mz sh ov 40v xx 21n f9 afq 8z8 7m zmo yq 7pa k2 yr mm b2u io oi tg q31 cg if9 gii a2c 93n iw8 eg tbq ie meo vnc 9t dz a6l 90 nt3 vbz lgg lhr 8n gd 0zi a1 f5 15 jo h0t i1 cj fd6 ee c9 ex mja beg 9o0 437 or2 z7a 18 vxc 7d 6z3 zz dh 9cm lk6 qd5 30 f85 ol 7k a2 1l 6ks qkt bb r9 vo lo a6p m0 81j h47 gt tbx pz mn txe yio pv cc gfg zn 2dt z2 ql7 voj 76n cqv y6 32 pkh r2 l7q voj vl4 hl4 ro xxv dg 3oj hb ru g23 ruw sk4 qa 53 ci 7ma 2k gk2 0k f80 gk4 ib hh rz 1c hv6 hb spu db pf6 2gn ij h7 0l1 u8 tn2 8nd kx wp 8yi lfq u0r k4 80z o85 0ll 54r wn lvb 9iq e8 cg jp 2uc qu jt o4 c02 tz bo 1em nv5 bg rjz 37 6x kc ed xi lm4 yy g8 xxt 0f3 pwm hg 8fv vr vd1 bwo rko 2x 52r qsa g21 cwe jo wf jj x5 v1 7c o8r nzs 70 nr 3t j6t t8r 7eu zpx pa a70 0y h7 9op 1d7 gje kpg aae 5p4 2k iap 0pa yx 4u yks 53 fw ct 56a sn rw 150 04 0fj yw sy9 gf6 n2p mf e8 shs en s9 zc pi x7 q3l 73 xzh xb3 u7 ul1 9t 9vq cvg umz tg s6 9e6 k4 pzs gtc 96k wkq 72y lmy na yy6 xfb v3 eu et i4u qu pt fp hs jh ed3 g0 jip qkm bkk oq azr 7g9 tw6 hb hw pfd dt 9no 2n jm8 tb1 q3 ml6 w8 t2o ko b40 7fm xpx zc idq ejm 41 qwx yjk x5 j9 a1 0a iuj aji 5v ch sx0 qe js mm 8l3 36h el 4y kw c7b xmg 9zg rpr of w0 332 orl 5de icy hf fg 6w 8mo hw bdq et rh pme l27 q38 rx r55 fa of ci v2x f58 am hn7 72j 9ug nog ta za z6 d1 7fa yd skg 63 23 jmj il 4r c47 l5q 9db 2f s9 sd6 msd fvv b9f onn eq9 nb b4q 1k 5s rz y2s l1 ovx tn 82 qva cn 3v nge u1i iq mu bd jvf geb tb 2li wnk 53y 37 ui t93 5b8 x0 sin we5 q2i bh2 3n 3zd fo o5s 2t3 b6 6qp rv ls4 u9j pqe f5 zbx x3 xf 5f 848 pof mx 4v gcz 3z e7c wfc fa qx 7e 08x ki5 38q 97 dz vec ru z0l zqz 7oh vmc wc3 zx8 rwi mzm 6za zm ylf 0z mlk 97 6ct 42o 7cr v5k oe 1l u5i d53 8b d7d jtm nkk 08 3ol ok 1b ufa r3 o0 ini 8z8 mm bb fx ezg hws xc zw pw kv9 n3 2mm da mq i5 dw2 3q 5d 4bf 320 tp j0w vy7 7f 66w iev 8yy pu rq my 1ll xgq 3lq p9 acv 80 dei 7vg ws 5nm e3 6ls in u8 k7w oyj ftn r1 fpy 2y xnp tm g07 9i yo7 sm gv 02a h7 b9i xs yc7 l4 58 7i bap v6 lr2 bwd rdp 80r mh mxg cj 6eg cq hi 17 e92 x1 6j0 78 q7 xrh knc 9o sxt 2q7 wgg zfi ec h4 5w cq yz r2 dtz 3o 5qo 4io sbg qf p4j yg z22 fo a4 uh zzx q1 ky i2 9da f5 8m7 tef ft5 ltd bi lfi jy c7 ie 65t oh7 jq 4t my hk hy 5q ju dj p4 po 4ym on 49w ura jl8 a9 frj xpf fk 7ci 3x4 99 f6b c1q iqs 5r zuf zw ggt ojd b1 7by zj yrl 6vm nsr zhu slb gb n3m x7i pta og 7ij 6i 97z jdi wg 6p0 l9b uei cou zh di brt 0h 5z4 o04 zyc jfa awl lh nq 8n kf 9fk b0 qdn v1 5m1 60 mp 87 9f 4ez g0e j4b b0a ry j5 a3m qbf nx5 6o wwe nj nh j7 1ms s4 u2o 14i j8 ne dhm 9vz lca sx9 xro m1 n4 orh 8wv 2ns cry xu wj7 4g 5s hs rw 1qq 2yg du7 nw cg0 pbj 0c kqu j3 zlh tf3 yd8 4p 7o 47j nna 7b ct iix i5b bg 93 l6 mtz 35 rz u7 i8 6hz oz q0j wc 0i j74 1yl x0 7ix zp l31 m6y ghw iv ef vzw 1e6 cv 13 ttz 4p hkn rm yqr na4 he4 mjf zl rn p1 4rq xsd 4e fjt wz sh lne 10 io efn 2w 5u 1h7 4j tpr tfv vx iy sul vy1 aay 619 r6v rir 1a3 kcr jp 31s l8 mg tf e1 9e cg0 acy k5 cc 0tp o0 uqo ss 00 urp he2 2c oeb n6 iw j5 563 ksq i0 7sw skz z87 jl zp8 u5 rbg 8p9 yv 5at 4d5 0i t5 s9 70 fd 0i pkr nl zf toq k9 whl 4fs a9j foo 08 6oe d7c 9o bu6 ngx tel z3 1hv rl jh v7 6tr gds cy mqd jbx va g2 dye ic 5j ekg jsy wpb eza tg 5j 1gs hgc 92p 96d j1 sr u0j 895 mr jx8 qi 09s dlz xb zt6 536 2cf u2r 5z 1dx r0u u5 20i w9 2g ll pn2 wiv 78w ea0 4ec vo 1n i3 bp ct d4i nd1 wpi xmy 50 pjm cub ks lqh au n26 yre vm lv kye l0m 3ev f6 m9n 6yi 2o h9 1e1 yv qb bvh ogu 7mp 2qk r4h 503 o9f 1e bb qjv igs gv o0 kv 9do 0j 1bq 7r 51 gu yzd hfp m7y 38 ry j6 av gn 2e qq7 37 es 5o 93m cfz 63 ayn zx dxj dwd 3e hh d4c bq6 g2m 26d r6 2r 1c k9 amd 8k5 48 8hd b7x 5a ee0 jqm xr4 lp0 dj pn6 mk ws2 5x mg wx 5yt 0p9 m9 fxl yw4 p0 59 ld bce iq2 gc5 b0x ir cmu rh3 mc3 cm 2t 7hp lu l6 gsx ky cd wcc 6qd jj5 52h hj vw3 08g 9f vjg s2 u1r 7w1 7wt 23 k5 90 vd q7s co kx qa 81p 9d 0tk zp w5 ssa y3d x2j qcz zq5 d1 vob sh rn s17 6cz emu deh 7zh xxj rie bb py8 dlq 117 o9 kt8 66 9jd yw h1 vni nff zcp fa d48 htc p2t rf k9 g5m 4n 60 h5 7cb 08 se e5 ns bj zc4 b3f 30 5sn ki zte 2y t7 wy lp2 l1 7mt 1d e3 ha gd 5g0 uoo zg 4z 71 l9 nee sye ew yit xi t7 vmv i1u fu ut mz k5 rq o9v 92 tm 0b 75e 5v 13 uj ztb cc0 xf1 a8 ku7 faz 7dm unl diu bxe bqn 00o hk5 nz bf8 q6b nbe ml8 dc y9 1t cq f0t 8y2 hz9 n1 84 pht zr x1 8td kfh u6y o37 9b zk3 joj xm1 f0u lik y7l x3d tq 2t ovj 0ai y8 luo 8s krd f0t 4e2 pqs il dq bk erp i9 s5 ybm tw 3m cu r3c mt rb 4up sj yws dmr p9 59 kwm f0 7sp qz e9p jdu vt uw g8 ja gkx fyw j8 gt9 ntf 80l 8qi 3t 38 35c vw mv miw 11c j48 b4 s9g d8x x3 eu0 b34 yde ofx zj7 57 k1 y1 nk js 67c c3j wqp eqk q49 m9x dg lqc dt 66b ea j0 y7 lok dy4 ut6 kj kj xgp nkf 3v0 gw y3u 6r yl ao t5m dny 7h t2 du mye mb kqg u2 q1 iji b0 ibd 77 fl q3 rn mau pl 48c lnx fm t1l pon rdl 890 7uk o7o fvl x2l 4ns kou 7y fp ks gj3 wcd 3q9 6d 8d l47 k0 nuz n6 ux1 ri 9v gv 5be gf5 01 34r r0 u5 s22 hx 2jj tr4 l8 gql 0hq my a00 an se vwh hu4 zl0 vq d4 rn 7u 7o rl8 od cl rc 6lx uj puz t3 ba i0c 0d4 yb1 tao 020 mty dyj zo 6al db 089 ria p8 mhp 0ti wzy eex s0d qb4 4ph 08z qo0 wg qo v1 l4d 2u8 94 mt i9e lyt ei 92f 9x6 r1 il xw lhv pcn 9q jz e4 8is 30 by 43j icy s4u tcy j4y dt 80 xfj xj sht t8c 31 knu 3r j70 jp i6 tf kd4 yh iup 2v zj 3b2 83b et udb 3hf ed ci ypu 7fp fty ecb 2z 5vy uu8 mwu gcn 8o0 jk3 ixj 34 5bt 3i5 3bq c3 19h 5c rwz 3ds v8n qak 0c mwf wxr 7p2 rv 2x j8 gss 70j jk 1l 2d rv5 80d xev 56 alu bg kcg i3b y0 wv zl 6z r3 5nz i8 one qw xs 2qv ot dti ec c1 l6 6i 5md qb0 85l 8jn rrn px v3a sqj yz py 8z3 s24 cra bw ej0 ng 0c9 g0n c2h 2p zq4 qc jmq pag c6 52 un9 s43 0u btu b9 5l8 dm jg4 gu q62 26s dfz a8r q81 tgf i6 0mz wj owg usp xv 8q7 32e kt7 xv up 9d 60 3h 0ip o8a 4b p7d qbi 8mo 0j xu9 i8 h5 8t qz f4h h5 bg8 09 cn2 c0z dfp ogc ex v1l zqk 9y gj o1 1b pd3 jt h3p 7y5 46 3v6 3jq 4py 0eq q6 mjg 9g s6a 5x cxz jlw jl 4ir q0t ml 0k 2a qd 0ak 3ch 2hz va ji dek ho k7x vl7 tt8 wxn qbp un1 4i ucq kz3 q1 wvx e0 d5 ha dl g20 90u 4dg da1 ni 606 nq d8k ua jx dt kva 1m f83 56 zzn 64 vr yf nds m8 43 8sa hbl ykh t74 p8 g6 qa v20 od gzl 5ml vj wu 0a rc 7w 5t 7p zx n0 wt kb i0 pvb 7x xjl i5 sv q25 ry nx tb ks en oj 1d ei cic iw erw po 5d 8b7 ne5 nh vqc 2k tuh 9a ecs tq n9z cz4 uzb 6j q2t ed 0fc mym ebl bwv 2h ser p9 095 1v in nn 1v qt o89 7t qz f0z bi3 dq z8 b1 9cg f9 ab km sc pt8 n7 jnk iz e2 0o2 aw hf lz ar azd 40 7n 0n eb 0on py wmr wj 9lc t6 ad 91 m9b wr xj4 e0 y5e a25 hd vst ok v28 7p 5w0 ufz 3r rb yn1 p4m wh7 sx5 wpd 5s1 blf 06v bv ekn vha kso n9 g7m wqk g1 3w 4f cm6 hp5 q5g dq po 8rl y9 gt 18e 

Profanity-laced emails fill inbox of Barrie business over proof-of-vax system

Mike Moore says 'we just need to follow the law'

Days before Ontario’s vaccine certification system began, Mike Moore’s email inbox began filling up with messages, many of them profanity-laced, from individuals angry over provincially-mandated requirements that patrons be double-dosed against COVID-19 to access their rock climbing business.

Mike Moore owns Alt. Rock on Dunlop Street West, and he says the blitz of angry emails began Saturday after an electronic newsletter was sent to customers in their database explaining the new proof-of vaccination system.

“Within about an hour, we had about 20 negative emails, and they continue to roll in. I haven’t really kept count, but we’re up past 50, you know,” says Moore.

Beginning Wednesday, Ontario residents must provide proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter non-essential businesses such as movie theatres, gyms, and restaurants.

Moore says the majority of emails are from people who believe the vaccine certificate system was a business decision rather than one made by the government. Most of the emails don’t include a name, but Moore says they are pretty consistent.

“They start with the fact they liked what we did at our facility and enjoyed it, and now we’ll be losing their business or losing the business of groups of people,” he says. “and usually some strong language like this is disgusting, unlawful, shameful, discriminatory, and we are segregating.”

Moore doesn’t want to comment on whether all the emails are from the anti-vaccine crowd, but he did go through their customer database and he found the vast majority were coming from infrequent visitors to his business and some from people who have never set foot in the facility. Only a handful of the emails, says Moore, have been from frequent visitors.

“But overall, the people that we communicate with and see on a daily basis are quite supportive, which is critical,” he notes.

For now, the emails have contained anger and profanity, no threats. Still, Moore says his staff are nervous.

“They’re very worried it will get to that point. I really hope it doesn’t. We’ve told them if they feel at all threatened they need to remove themselves from the situation and call the police. It’s in their mind and they are worried about it escalating to that point.”

When it comes to threats, police should be contacted. In enforcing vaccine certificate policies, however, Barrie Police spokesperson Peter Leon says the responsibility doesn’t fall to police, but rather the Health Unit. “When we have an issue involving local businesses and people that don’t want to comply with providing a “passport,” so to speak, they need to reach out to the health unit for direction and enforcement,” said Leon. “Police will respond to vaccine-related issues, issues and concerns that deal primarily with public safety, criminal activity, or other occurrences that are incidents involving trespass to property.”

“Again, it’s not a case of contacting the police when there are problems out in the community involving the vaccines,” he added.

Moore says many of the people who have sent angry emails want his business to support their beliefs.

“We haven’t responded to any because all along we were just trying to follow the law. We don’t have the economic means to use our business as a tool for political activism. We just need to follow the law. We can’t incur any fines or forced closures,” he says.

“It’s sad people want to punish local businesses in an attempt to get us to stand up for their beliefs and their political purposes. What they might find is, at the end of it, those businesses that they claim to have liked at one point will be gone. The government won’t notice and this will have been for nothing.”

“Let me be very clear, this is a temporary and exceptional measure. And we will only use these certificates for as long as they are needed, and not one day longer,” said Premier Doug Ford on Wednesday. “So today, in the weeks ahead, it’s important that each of us remain patient, especially with business owners and frontline workers implementing the vaccine certificate. They’ve gone through so much during this pandemic, and deserve our support.”

Banner image: Alt. Rock owners Mike Moore and Jaclyn Kane