Vaccines, Willie O’Ree & Black History Month – February 1, 2021

Vaccines, Willie O’Ree & Black History Month – February 1, 2021

Vaccines, Willie O’Ree & Black History Month – February 1, 2021

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

During Question Period, Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anan and others face inquiries concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and more.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill about Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply.

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul holds a virtual news conference to discuss the federal government’s new travel restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. She also makes remarks to mark Black History Month.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in a virtual conversation with Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the National Hockey League. Also participating in the virtual conversation are sports broadcaster Ron MacLean, hockey player Sarah Nurse, and students from across Canada.