L’Essentiel: The Week in Review – March 26, 2021
While waiting for the federal budget, the pandemic has deepened the finances of Quebec and Ontario, which have just presented their respective budgets. Back on the hot issues of the week with journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance, Althia Raj and Konrad Yakabuski.
Hate crimes against Asian Canadians have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. Winston Chan, entrepreneur, Fo Niemi, director general of the Center for research-action on race relations, and Michelle Hui, municipal councilor for the city of Brossard share their realities.
Should we fear the AstraZeneca vaccine and will we achieve group immunity? Dr. Nathalie Grandvaux, specialist in molecular medicine and professor at the University of Montreal, answers our questions.