Reactions to Updated Federal COVID-19 Projections – November 20, 2020

Reactions to Updated Federal COVID-19 Projections – November 20, 2020

Reactions to Updated Federal COVID-19 Projections – November 20, 2020

Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians from outside his home in Ottawa on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He urges people to stay home as much as possible in the coming weeks, as the latest federal modelling forecasts that Canada could see 20,000 new cases daily by the end of December if the number of social contacts is not sufficiently reduced. Daily cases could rise to 60,000 if Canadians increase their contact with others.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill about the latest COVID-19 projections related by federal health officials.

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill about the latest COVID-19 projections related by federal health officials.

During Question Period, Darren Fisher (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health), and members of cabinet face inquiries concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.