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
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.
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
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.
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
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, 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
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
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
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