Health Minister Patty Hajdu says 'no one at the political level knew' the network's international focus had been 'sidelined,' calling it 'an administration decision.'
Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, pictured Aug. 14, says a review into the decision to sideline the country's early warning system will help to 'strengthen things as needed.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada’s chief public health officer says she will wait for the findings of an upcoming review before commenting on who bears responsibility for sidelining the country’s pandemic early warning system.
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'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.
The U.S. 'is not a safe country for refugees,’ says a woman who Canada turned away because she entered the U.S. first. Her case helped convince a Federal Court judge the SCTA should end, a ruling the feds are appealing.
Given 'all the different hints' of an early election call, Burlington Conservative riding association head Ross Noble says his team is looking to expand its fundraising efforts, with different formats and larger groups.