COVID-19 Forces Suspension of Parliament, Another Rate Cut – March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Forces Suspension of Parliament, Another Rate Cut – March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Forces Suspension of Parliament, Another Rate Cut – March 13, 2020

Martin Stringer welcomes MPs to discuss the suspension of Parliament and the latest COVID-19 developments: Dan Albas (Conservative), Don Davies (NDP), and Greg Fergus (Liberal).

More on the Bank of Canada’s rate cut and the government’s economic response with economist Pedro Antunes (Conference Board of Canada).

Dr. Paul Pageau, a former president of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, discusses the potential for ER backlogs as COVID-19 cases increase.

And journalists Kristy Kirkup (The Globe and Mail), Mia Rabson (The Canadian Press), Heather Scoffield (The Toronto Star) review a tumultuous week in Canadian politics.