“Strategic Group – which owns more than 1,500 one- and two-bedroom suites in rental apartment buildings in Edmonton and Calgary – says it believes it is the first major landlord in Canada to implement a vaccine requirement for new tenants.

“We’re proud of it. Very proud of it. And we’d like to see other landlords implement the same policy,” chief operating officer Tracey Steman said. “It will help to end this pandemic.”