Rapid Testing in Canada – September 30, 2020
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics:
Health Minister Patty Hadju speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill about Health Canada’s regulatory approval of the ID NOW rapid COVID-19 tests for use in the country.
During Question Period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet face inquiries concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh responds to questions from reporters in Ottawa about the government’s revised bill to implement new COVID-19 benefits.
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill ahead of a meeting of his party’s caucus. He criticizes the accelerated adoption of Bill C-4 on COVID-19 support, which the House of Commons passed Wednesday morning after 4.5 hours of debate.