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.

Mise à jour du Québec sur la COVID-19 – 29 décembre 2020

Mise à jour du Québec sur la COVID-19 – 29 décembre 2020

À Montréal, le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec Christian Dubé fait le point sur la réponse de son gouvernement à la pandémie de COVID-19 (maladie à coronavirus). Il est accompagné du directeur national de la santé publique de la province, le Dr Horacio Arruda.

13:00 ET: Ontario Premier Doug Ford expected to announce province-wide lockdown

13:00 ET: Ontario Premier Doug Ford expected to announce province-wide lockdown

In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, announces new public-health measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) in the province. In his remarks, the premier announces that the entire province will be placed under lockdown beginning on Saturday, December 26, 2020, with the measures remaining in … Read more

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

Federal government eases some travel restrictions – October 2, 2020

Federal government eases some travel restrictions – October 2, 2020

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, federal ministers Marco Mendicino (immigration, refugees, and citizenship), Bill Blair (public safety and emergency preparedness), and Patty Hajdu (health) provide an update on border and travel restrictions that are in place due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. Certain extended family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents … 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

Conservatives call for Bill Morneau’s resignation following committee appearance – July 23, 2020

Conservatives call for Bill Morneau’s resignation following committee appearance – July 23, 2020

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative finance critic, Michael Barrett, the Conservative ethics critic, and Michael Cooper, the deputy Conservative finance critic, comment on Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s July 22, 2020, appearance before the House of Commons finance committee. The committee is studying the federal government’s now-cancelled agreement with WE … Read more

Nova Scotia update on COVID-19 – July 6, 2020

Nova Scotia update on COVID-19 – July 6, 2020

In Halifax, Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, and Premier Stephen McNeil provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

New Brunswick COVID-19 update for June 24, 2020: 'Atlantic Bubble' to take effect July 3rd

New Brunswick COVID-19 update for June 24, 2020: 'Atlantic Bubble' to take effect July 3rd

In Fredericton, Dr. Jennifer Russell, New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health, and Premier Blaine Higgs provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic, including the announcement of the creation of a travel ‘bubble’ comprising the four Atlantic provinces. As of July 3, 2020, travellers between Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland … 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.