On Parliament Hill, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, the deputy chief public health officer, hold a technical briefing to discuss the most recent federal modelling data concerning the possible impact of COVID-19 in Canada. They are joined by Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand, who announces that … Read more
Standing outside his Ottawa home, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau updates Canadians on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He discusses the most recent federal modelling data regarding the possible impact of COVID-19 in Canada as well as the expected delay in deliveries of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses.
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
Speaking briefly at Queen’s Park on January 11, 2021, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, says that cabinet will meet today to consider recommendations concerning measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), with an announcement expected tomorrow. On January 8, the premier warned that additional measures would likely be implemented in Ontario in … Read more
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
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
At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announce that the federal government will provide $19 billion to the provinces and territories as part of an agreement to assist with economic recovery from the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The prime minister also confirms that measures … Read more
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.