Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides COVID-19 update – November 23, 2020
In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides an update on his government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The premier is joined by Health Minister Christine Elliott, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones and Ontario Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe. The update comes as Toronto and Peel region enter a lockdown for at least 28 days amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. The premier announces the creation of a COVID-19 vaccine distribution task force that will advise the province on the effective distribution of vaccines. Retired General Rick Hillier, Canada’s former chief of the defence staff, has been named chair of this new task force.