Federal ministers discuss Canada's approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine – Dec. 9, 2020
Federal Procurement Minister Anita Anand and Health Minister Patty Hajdu speak with reporters on Parliament Hill about Health Canada’s approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This is the first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved for use in Canada. The first shipment of doses is expected to arrive next week. Minister Hajdu is also asked about health transfers to the provinces and the upcoming meeting between the prime minister and premiers.