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
On Parliament Hill, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, the deputy chief public health officer, provide an update on the most recent modelling data concerning the possible impact of COVID-19 in Canada. The updated modelling comes as several parts of Canada see resurgences in case numbers, which have prompted … Read more
In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and provincial cabinet ministers Christine Elliott (health), Lisa MacLeod (heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries), and Jeff Yurek (environment, conservation and parks) provide an update on their government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.
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.