Budget Countdown Begins as MPs Debate Reopening – March 23, 2021

Budget Countdown Begins as MPs Debate Reopening – March 23, 2021

Budget Countdown Begins as MPs Debate Reopening – March 23, 2021

The first federal budget in two years is confirmed for April 19, while the House of Commons spent today debating the Conservative call for an economic reopening plan. Peter Van Dusen has more with MPs Jennifer O’Connell (Liberal), John Barlow (Conservative), and Laurel Collins (NDP).

Raywat Deonandan, an epidemiologist and associate professor at the University of Ottawa, discusses the rise in COVID-19 cases in younger adults and other pandemic developments.

Justin Kong, head of the Chinese Canadian National Council’s Toronto chapter, reacts to a new report on the rise in racist attacks against Asian Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.