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

City of Toronto update on COVID-19 – December 30, 2020

City of Toronto update on COVID-19 – December 30, 2020

In Toronto, Mayor John Tory, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, and Matthew Pegg, the general manager of Toronto’s Office of Emergency Management, provide an update on the city’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease).

Ontario health officials provide COVID-19 update – December 29, 2020

Ontario health officials provide COVID-19 update – December 29, 2020

At Queen’s Park. Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s deputy chief medical officer of health, and Dr. Vanessa Allen, the chief of medical microbiology at the Public Health Ontario Laboratory, provide an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.

Nova Scotia update on COVID-19 – December 29, 2020

Nova Scotia update on COVID-19 – December 29, 2020

In Halifax, Stephen McNeil, the premier of Nova Scotia, and Dr. Robert Strang, the province’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the provincial response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. Note: Portions of this event are not available due to technical problems at the source.

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

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.