Rapid Tests, Reactions to Byelection & Sask. Elections – October 27, 2020

Rapid Tests, Reactions to Byelection & Sask. Elections – October 27, 2020

Rapid Tests, Reactions to Byelection & Sask. Elections – October 27, 2020

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

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.

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill following question period. She provides an update on the availability and distribution of COVID-19 tests in Canada and responds to questions about the passage of the Conservative motion for the release of documents related to the federal government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters about the results of the October 26 federal byelections.

Scott Moe, the premier of Saskatchewan and leader of the Saskatchewan Party, speaks with reporters in Regina about the outcome of the October 26, 2020, provincial general election.

Andrew Hayes, the federal interim environment and sustainable development commissioner, speaks with reporters in Ottawa about the findings from his fall 2020 reports.