Instructor claims she was dismissed for refusing vaccine, Huron says no one dismissed due to policy

September 10, 2021
Huron University College ethics instructor Julie Ponesse recently posted a video on YouTube in which she criticized the institution’s vaccine mandate and stated that she fears for her employment. According to The Star, Ponesse stated that she was told by Huron to “be vaccinated immediately or not report for work” and that she argued that this mandate was at odds with her role at the institution. The Star and CBC report that the video concludes by stating that Ponesse was dismissed on September 7th, while the National Post reports that Ponesse was placed on paid leave and Huron UC spokesperson Drew Davidson commented that “at this time, no one at Huron has been dismissed as a result of this policy” and . The Star | CBC | CTV News | National Post (ON)