A person can only give consent if they do so voluntarily. This means that the person is not forced or pressured, including being directly or indirectly threatened with consequences.
A person can only give informed consent if they are provided with all of the important facts about their decision. In the medical context, the patient must have all the medical information needed to make a decision. The doctor must clearly explain the patient’s health condition and possible risks and side affects, if any.
In Canada, public health officials have regularly refused to acknowledge the many risks of mRNA vaccines, including up to and including death. Canadian governments and private sector employers have also regularly threatened individuals with losing their jobs, livelihoods, or access to fundamental aspects of civic life if they refuse to get vaccinated.