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PrimeTime Politics: COVID-19 update, small business concern over lockdowns – November 23, 2020

PrimeTime Politics: COVID-19 update, small business concern over lockdowns – November 23, 2020

November 23, 2020 4:51 pm
Federal, Video

 



Some provinces set new COVID-19 records today, while a pair of provinces decide to leave the Atlantic bubble. Peter Van Dusen has the latest with Dr. Lisa Barrett, a Dalhousie University researcher and infectious diseases physician.

Small businesses can begin applying for the new federal rent subsidy, but many in and around Toronto are chafing at new lockdown measures they believe will unfairly benefit big-box retailers. We hear from Dan Kelly, president and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

And, analysis from our regular Monday panel of journalists: Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Susan Delacourt (Toronto Star), and John Ivison (National Post).