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2022-04-05
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Millions of voters are heading to the polls Monday to vote in the first federal election during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many told CBC News they are concerned about what precautions are being taken by Elections Canada to ensure the safety of votersThe province is asking companies that want to set up on-site clinics to not only organize and pay for them, including adequate ventilation inside polling places to lower the risk of exposure to the coronavirus indoors.

Some of those precautions — including millions of single-use pencils and constant cleaning of polling boothsan associate professor of health?— have been called “hygiene theatre” by some for the?overemphasis on surfaces.

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