Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia: “Today, we are reporting 862 new cases, for a total of 121,751 cases in British Columbia. “There are 8,906 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 13,135 … Read more
NDP health critic Don Davies made the following statement on the need to invoke the Emergencies Act in Ontario: “The situation facing Ontario right now is unprecedented. Doctors, nurses and health care professionals are crying out for help as case numbers and hospitalizations soar. They are sounding the alarm about inadequate ICU capacity and the … Read more
In a recent Abacus poll, 80 per cent of Canadians agree with a wealth tax but, so far, the Liberals have failed to act OTTAWA – During the past year when so many everyday Canadians, small businesses and workers across the country struggled financially, Canada’s billionaires increased their wealth by $78 billion. Instead of imposing … Read more
OTTAWA – As the third wave of the pandemic rages on, Canadians are depending on public healthcare as never before. COVID-19 has revealed serious gaps and long-standing problems in our healthcare system that New Democrats say Budget 2021 failed to address. “For two decades Canadians struggling with the cost of medication have been promised a … Read more
FREDERICTON – The Green Party of Canada is concerned that the federal government is not providing Canadians with all the facts, and disrespecting Indigenous Peoples’ territorial rights, as it continues to invest in small modular nuclear reactors (SMNRs) while promoting the technology as a clean energy solution. “The federal government leaves out critical information when … Read more
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia: “Today, we are reporting 849 new cases, for a total of 120,889 cases in British Columbia. “There are 9,145 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with … Read more
Testimony by Christy Clark reveals a BC Liberal government that refused to act on multiple, direct concerns raised by law enforcement about dirty money entering BC casinos. Previous testimony indicated that between 2008 and 2013, five different RCMP investigators raised concerns about suspicious cash entering casinos. This includes Inspector Barry Baxter, who told media in … Read more
British Columbians are working hard to fight the virus and get life back on track. Government is here, working with British Columbians. To support people through the pandemic and help ensure people don’t fall further behind as B.C. moves toward recovery, Budget 2021 includes supports and services to make B.C. more affordable for everyone. Creating an … Read more
Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, speaks with reporters in Halifax after receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill ahead of question period. He comments on the cross-border essential workers initiative reached between Manitoba and North Dakota, which will see that state providing free COVID-19 vaccinations to Manitoba-based truck drivers transporting goods to and from the United States. The Conservative leader also discusses the … Read more
In Fredericton, Dr. Jennifer Russell, New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health, and Dorothy Shephard, the provincial health minister, provide an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. They announce people 65 and older in the province are now eligible to book an appointment to receive their first dose of … Read more
À Québec, le premier ministre du Québec François Legault fait le point sur la réponse de sa province à la pandémie de COVID-19 (maladie à coronavirus). Il est accompagné du ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec, Christian Dubé, et du directeur national de la santé publique de la province, le Dr … Read more