Couple faces fines for 'jumping the vaccine line' with charter flight to Yukon
February 4, 2021
VANCOUVER, BC (AP) - Public condemnation has grown over a wealthy Vancouver couple who allegedly flew to a remote Indigenous community in Canada’s Yukon Territory to get vaccinated for the coronavirus.
Marc Miller, Canada’s federal Indigenous services minister, said he was “disgusted” by the purported actions of Rodney Baker and his wife, Ekaterina, who have been issued tickets under Yukon’s Emergency Measures Act and face fines of up to $1,000 Canadian (US$783) plus fees.
Baker resigned on Jan. 24 as Great Canadian Gaming Corp.’s president and chief executive after a media repo...