City of Brampton COVID-19 update: Officials discuss provincial stay-at-home order – January 13, 2021

City of Brampton COVID-19 update: Officials discuss provincial stay-at-home order – January 13, 2021

In Brampton, Ont., Mayor Patrick Brown provides an update on the city’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). He is joined by Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel Region’s medical officer of health, and Paul Morrison, Brampton’s director of bylaw enforcement. In their remarks and esponding to questions from reporters, they comment on the Ontario government’s implementation of … Read more

COVID-19: Ontario details new restrictions for Toronto, Ottawa and Peel regions – October 9, 2020

COVID-19: Ontario details new restrictions for Toronto, Ottawa and Peel regions – October 9, 2020

In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Dr. David Williams (Ontario’s chief medical officer of health), Dr. Dirk Huyer (Ontario’s chief coroner and executive lead, COVID-19 Testing Approach), and Adalsteinn Brown (the dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto), discuss new restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of … Read more

PM Justin Trudeau on federal COVID-19 response, vaccine procurement – September 25, 2020

PM Justin Trudeau on federal COVID-19 response, vaccine procurement – September 25, 2020

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides an update on the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He announces that Canada has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca to procure up to 20 million doses of its vaccine candidate. This new agreement is in addition to a number … Read more

Federal government details its plan for transition from CERB to EI – August 20, 2020

Federal government details its plan for transition from CERB to EI – August 20, 2020

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough discuss the federal government’s plan for the migration of recipients of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to Employment Insurance (EI). The CERB, which pays $2,000 every four weeks to eligible Canadians who are out of work due to … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 Update: Premier Ford announces $1.6B to assist municipalities – August 12, 2020

Ontario COVID-19 Update: Premier Ford announces $1.6B to assist municipalities – August 12, 2020

In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Rod Phillips provide an update on their government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the premier announces that the province will provide an initial $1.6 billion to municipalities as part of the federal–provincial Safe Restart Agreement. … Read more

Ontario's chief medical officer provides COVID-19 update – June 18, 2020

Ontario's chief medical officer provides COVID-19 update – June 18, 2020

In Toronto, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update – June 18, 2020

Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update – June 18, 2020

In Ottawa, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, deputy chief public health officer, join federal ministers to provide an update on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

British Columbia update on COVID-19 – May 23, 2020

British Columbia update on COVID-19 – May 23, 2020

In Victoria, Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s provincial health officer, provides an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Ontario health officials provide COVID-19 update – May 22, 2020

Ontario health officials provide COVID-19 update – May 22, 2020

In Toronto, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, and Dr. Barbara Yaffe, associate chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

British Columbia update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

British Columbia update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

In Victoria, Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s provincial health officer, and Health Minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Alberta update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Saskatchewan update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

Saskatchewan update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

In Regina, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Dr. Saqib Shahab, the province’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the provincial response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Saskatchewan Health Authority representative Scott Livingstone also takes part in the briefing via teleconference.

Ontario's chief medical officer of health provides COVID-19 update – May 21, 2020

Ontario's chief medical officer of health provides COVID-19 update – May 21, 2020

In Toronto, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Newfoundland and Labrador update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador update on COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

In St. John’s, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer of health, Dwight Ball, premier of N.L., and John Haggie, minister of health, provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update – May 21, 2020

Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update – May 21, 2020

In Ottawa, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, deputy chief public health officer, join federal ministers to provide an update on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.