Freeland says she’s confident coronavirus defeat ‘is not years away’

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, who was appointed Minister of Finance in August when Bill Morneau resigned, said she is confident the coronavirus will be defeated and that it won’t … Read More

Political intervention over rapid test demands would be ‘dangerous’: Freeland

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she understands the swelling attention being focused on rapid coronavirus tests as a way to reduce long wait times at many testing centres across … Read More

Coronavirus: Freeland won’t say if U.S. wants border deal extended beyond June

Canada and the United States are both “very comfortable” with their mutual ban on non-essential cross-border travel, but Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland won’t say if the Americans want to … Read More

Coronavirus: Provinces put reopening plans into motion amid COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2020 6:14 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland … Read More

EU members to push for formal probe into coronavirus origins, Canadian position unclear

European Union member states plan later this month to push for a formal international probe into how the coronavirus pandemic began and what lessons can be learned to prevent a … Read More

Coronavirus: If Trudeau became too sick to work, here’s what would happen next

“The minute that the prime minister is no longer the prime minister, the governor general’s first duty in any circumstance is to find another prime minister,” he said.

“And that has to be a full-on prime minister.”

That was why Abbott and Bowell were appointed. The former was seen as the least divisive of several choices. The latter was the most senior minister according to order of precedence. In neither case did the Conservatives have a chance to run a leadership race.

Coronavirus pandemic puts Canada’s supply of ventilators in the spotlight

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought attention to the global supply of ventilators, the medical devices that allow people experiencing difficulty breathing to receive oxygen. Ventilator shortages are one component … Read More