FORT ST. JOHN, BC -- A protest against vaccine mandates for healthcare workers took place in Fort St. John today.

A small number of protestors gathered at 100th Street and 100th Avenue in front of Northern Health offices. A truck and a camper bearing Freedom Convoy images were parked in front of the building.

The group was protesting Provincial Health Order requiring all workers in the healthcare system to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including hospital, community, and residential care workers.

According to Fort St. John RCMP, they were made aware of the protest, but determined it was peaceful.