Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, speaks briefly with reporters after touring a hospital in Mississauga, Ont., that is serving as a distribution site for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. In his remarks, the premier comments on the revelation that Rod Phillips, the Ontario finance minister, has taken a personal trip outside of Canada. Ontario is … 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
In Edmonton, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new public health measures for Albertans returning from international travel as well as increased protection measures for airports during the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He is joined by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health.
In Winnipeg, Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. He is joined by Lanette Siragusa, the provincial lead of health system integration and quality as well as chief nursing officer for Shared Health.