How COVID-19 made Canada comfortable with marginalizing 3.7 million people - Montreal Gazette, January 14, 2022

Published: 17 January 2022

Phoebe Friesen, Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Ethics Unit, is among the experts quoted by the Montreal Gazette.

"After the announcement of Quebec’s tax on the unvaccinated, McGill University biomedical ethicist Phoebe Friesen told Reuters that it would make just as much sense to start levying a tax on obese people. “If you want to be consistent and logical, you should charge all sorts of people for their hospitalization if it’s based on behaviour that they’re ‘responsible’ for,” she said."

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