Federal update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution – December 4, 2020

Federal update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution – December 4, 2020

On Parliament Hill, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, the deputy chief public health officer, join ministers Jean-Yves Duclos (Treasury Board president), Patty Hajdu (health) and Anita Anand (public services and procurement) for an update on the federal response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Dr. Tam discusses the recommendations from … Read more

Newfoundland and Labrador update on COVID-19 – December 4, 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador update on COVID-19 – December 4, 2020

In St. John’s, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer of health, Andrew Furey, premier of N.L., and John Haggie, minister of health, provide an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. Premier Furey faces questions on the health minister’s decision to host a fundraising event in St. … Read more

Nunavut update on COVID-19: 8 new cases in Arviat – December 4, 2020

Nunavut update on COVID-19: 8 new cases in Arviat – December 4, 2020

In Iqaluit, Joe Savikataaq, premier of Nunavut, Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s chief medical officer of health, and Lorne Kusugak, minister of health, provide an update on the territory’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Nunavut is reporting eight new cases, all in the community of Arviat. A territory-wide lockdown was recently lifted in all communities except … Read more

L'Essentiel : Le gouv. Trudeau pressé de dévoiler son plan de vaccination – 3 décembre 2020

L'Essentiel : Le gouv. Trudeau pressé de dévoiler son plan de vaccination - 3 décembre 2020

La situation se détériore en Alberta qui continue d’établir de nouveaux records quotidiens d’infection à la COVID-19. La province envisage de mettre en place des hôpitaux de campagne pour faire face à la crise. Esther Bégin reçoit le politologue à l’Université de l’Alberta, Frédéric Boily. Notre panel de journalistes Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Konrad Yakabuski … Read more

PrimeTime Politics: The push for a vaccine plan – December 3, 2020

PrimeTime Politics: The push for a vaccine plan – December 3, 2020

Peter Van Dusen questions Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand on Canada’s plan for acquiring and distributing COVID-19 vaccines, and concerns about how the strategy compares with other countries. We hear more on the worsening COVID-19 situation in Alberta from infectious disease researcher Craig Jenne (University of Calgary). Political observers Kate Harrison, Anne McGrath, … Read more

Distribution des futurs vaccins et conférence fédérale-provinciale – Panel de journalistes

Distribution des futurs vaccins et conférence fédérale-provinciale - Panel de journalistes

Notre panel de journalistes Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Konrad Yakabuski (The Globe and Mail/Le Devoir) et Althia Raj (HuffPost Canada) analyse la distribution des futurs vaccins au Canada, le recul du premier ministre François Legault pour les célébrations de Noël et la conférence fédérale-provinciale à venir sur la santé.

COVID-19 : l’Alberta prévoit la création d’hôpitaux de campagne

COVID-19 : l’Alberta prévoit la création d’hôpitaux de campagne

La situation se détériore en Alberta qui continue d’établir de nouveaux records quotidiens d’infection à la COVID-19. La province envisage de mettre en place des hôpitaux de campagne pour faire face à la crise. Esther Bégin reçoit le politologue à l’Université de l’Alberta, Frédéric Boily.

Alberta planning COVID-19 field hospitals

Alberta planning COVID-19 field hospitals

Craig Jenne, Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease at the University of Calgary, joins CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen to talk about Alberta’s pandemic handling strategy and challenges as the number of COVID-19 cases keeps rising.