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
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 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
In Edmonton, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new public health measures for Albertans returning from international travel as well as increased protection measures for airports during the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He is joined by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health.