Federal update on COVID-19 modelling data – January 15, 2021

Federal update on COVID-19 modelling data – January 15, 2021

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

PM Trudeau on COVID-19 modelling, delay in deliveries of Pfizer’s vaccine – January 15, 2021

PM Trudeau on COVID-19 modelling, delay in deliveries of Pfizer’s vaccine  – January 15, 2021

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.

COVID-19 in Ontario: Premier Doug Ford addresses province's mayors – January 14, 2021

COVID-19 in Ontario: Premier Doug Ford addresses province's mayors – January 14, 2021

At Queen’s Park, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, delivers brief remarks ahead of a teleconference with the province’s mayors to discuss newly introduced public-health measures and Ontario’s plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccines.

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

PM Trudeau gives COVID-19 update, discusses cabinet shuffle & election speculation – Jan. 12, 2021

PM Trudeau gives COVID-19 update, discusses cabinet shuffle & election speculation – Jan. 12, 2021

Speaking outside his home in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses provides an update on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the prime minister comments on his latest cabinet shuffle and announces that Canada has reached an agreement with Pfizer to purchase an additional 20 million doses … Read more

COVID-19 in Ontario – January 11, 2021: Premier Ford says announcement on measures coming tomorrow

COVID-19 in Ontario – January 11, 2021: Premier Ford says announcement on measures coming tomorrow

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

PM Justin Trudeau provides update on federal response to COVID-19 – January 8, 2021

PM Justin Trudeau provides update on federal response to COVID-19 – January 8, 2021

Speaking from outside his home in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the prime minister also comments on the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., and marks the first anniversary of the shooting down of Ukraine … Read more

Ontario Premier Doug Ford on COVID-19 vaccine rollout, students' return to school – January 7, 2021

Ontario Premier Doug Ford on COVID-19 vaccine rollout, students' return to school – January 7, 2021

Speaking briefly with reporters after touring a hospital facility in Toronto, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, discusses the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the province. The premier also faces questions about the timeline for students’ return to in-class school instruction in light of an ongoing increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among children.

COVID-19 au Québec : Confinement prolongé et couvre-feu – 6 janvier 2021

COVID-19 au Québec : Confinement prolongé et couvre-feu – 6 janvier 2021

À Montréal, 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

British Columbia health minister provides update on elective surgeries – January 6, 2021

British Columbia health minister provides update on elective surgeries – January 6, 2021

At a news conference in Victoria, Adrian Dix, the British Columbia health minister, provides an update on B.C.’s plan to clear the backlog of elective surgical procedures that were postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is joined by Michael Marchbank, the former president and CEO of the Fraser Health Authority, who has … Read more

COVID-19 in Ontario: Premier Doug Ford and vaccine task force chair provide update – January 5, 2021

COVID-19 in Ontario: Premier Doug Ford and vaccine task force chair provide update – January 5, 2021

Speaking briefly with journalists ahead of a meeting Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, retired general Rick Hillier, the task force chair, and Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, provide an update on the distribution of vaccines in the province. General Hillier announces that the province is aiming to vaccinate all residents and health-care workers … Read more

Ontario Premier Doug Ford comments on COVID-19 vaccine distribution – January 4, 2021

Ontario Premier Doug Ford comments on COVID-19 vaccine distribution – January 4, 2021

Speak briefly with reporters at a University Health Network facility in Toronto, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, and Christine Elliott, the Ontario health minister, comment on the timeline for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the province. The premier and minister were at the facility to witness the delivery of a second round of … Read more

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

At a news conference in Calgary, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, addresses a recent trip abroad by Tracy Allard, Alberta’s municipal affairs minister, amid ongoing federal public-health warnings against non-essential international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his remarks, the premier also provides an update on Alberta’s response to the pandemic, including the … Read more

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips returns to Canada, apologizes for trip – December 31, 2020

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips returns to Canada, apologizes for trip – December 31, 2020

Rod Phillips, the Ontario finance minister, speaks briefly with reporters at Toronto Pearson International Airport as he returns from a personal trip outside of Canada. In his remarks, the minister apologizes for the trip, which came as Ontario faced a province-wide lockdown and public health officials repeatedly urged residents to forgo non-essential travel.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford comments on minister's personal travel during lockdown – December 30, 2020

Ontario Premier Doug Ford comments on minister's personal travel during lockdown – December 30, 2020

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