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 a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Health Minister Christine Elliott, and Education Minister Stephen Lecce provide an update on their government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The premier also comments on President Donald J. Trump’s announcement that the United States will impose a ten per cent tariff … Read more
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.
In Edmonton, Tyler Shandro , the Alberta minister of health), and Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic, including an additional $14.2 million a month to operators of continuing care facilities such as long-term care homes, designated supportive facilities, and seniors’ … Read more