PrimeTime Politics: COVID in Alberta, military misconduct – May 3, 2021
Alberta doctors, health officials, and political leaders are trying to protect the health care system from collapsing under the weight of North America’s highest rate of new COVID-19 infections. We hear more from Dr. Noel Gibney, co-chair of the Edmonton zone medical staff association pandemic response committee.
Conservatives are calling for the prime minister to fire his top aide over the handling of military misconduct allegations. Meanwhile, the Liberal chair of the defence committee abruptly cancelled today’s meeting amidst a continuing push to call Telford as a witness. Peter Van Dusen welcomes MPs Anita Vandenbeld (Liberal), Michael Barrett (Conservative), and Randall Garrison (NDP).
And journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Susan Delacourt (Toronto Star), and John Ivison (National Post) analyze the latest political headlines.