Only around 67 per cent of residents age 12 and above in Nelson have had two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Sept. 16, one of the lowest rates in the province.
Nelson restaurant Rel-ish has switched their business model to fast-food style to avoid having to check customers' vaccination status.
Owner and chef Trevor Ditzel said that he has moved away from serving alcohol and table service.
"I don't want to discriminate against anyone at all ... so far I've gotten a lot more positive feedback than negative feedback."
Ditzel said that if this business model turns out to be unsuccessful, he will close his restaurant before he asks customers to show their vaccination cards.
Edited by Victoria Watcher, 19 September 2021 - 03:51 AM.