Lifestyle

Former Montreal Canadien employee Chris Nilan says he lost his radio job because he refused vaccines

Former Montreal Canadian turned broadcaster Chris Nilan says he was fired from TSN 690, a Montreal sports radio station, after he refused a COVID-19 vaccine.

blank

In a letter posted to Twitter on Thursday advising listeners of his passing, Nilan said that his employer, Bell Media, asked him to get vaccinated late last year.

The story continues below the ad

He said he had consulted with his doctor and because of his unspecified health condition he decided not to get vaccinated.

Nilan said the waiver request was denied and on Tuesday he received a letter signed by a Bell Media executive informing him that his contract was about to be terminated, which he called an “action.” unfair action”.

Read more:

Vaccinated Canadians with COVID-19 can get a booster shot 3 months after testing positive: NACI

Bell Media did not comment on the departure, but Nilan’s profile has been removed from the TSN 690 website.

Nilan, who hosted the radio show “Off the Cuff” for several years, played 688 games in the National Hockey League between 1979 and 1992 with the Canadianiens, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers.

Read more:

Job sites for the unvaccinated thrive when vaccination duties exclude employees

Nicknamed “Knuckles” for his willingness to take off his gloves, he scored 225 points, including 110 goals, and played 3,043 minutes in the box.


© 2022 Canadian Press

https://globalnews.ca/news/8595052/ex-montreal-canadien-chris-nilan-vaccine-refusal-job-loss/ Former Montreal Canadien employee Chris Nilan says he lost his radio job because he refused vaccines

Skyred

Inter Reviewed is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@interreviewed.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button