Canada & the COVAX Initiative – February 4, 2021
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics:
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul speak with reporters about Canada’s decision to access COVID-19 vaccines from the global vaccine-sharing COVAX program, which is primarily intended for developing countries. Canada is the only G7 country receiving vaccines from COVAX.
During Question Period, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland responds to questions concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and more.