Ontario Premier Doug Ford said on Thursday that the province would be investing over $1 billion to expand COVID-19 testing and contact tracing amid the pandemic. He added that until Health Canada approves new rapid COVID-19 tests, “we need to be more strategic with testing,” and that those who are at “greatest risk” should be…Read more
Ontario will invest over $1 billion dollars to dramatically expand testing and contract tracing capacity for COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford has announced.
The funds will go towards creating new testing locations as well as increasing case and contact management resources to identify and isolate confirmed cases.Read more
“I had no close contact or prolonged exposure to them and will therefore closely monitor my symptoms and take appropriate action as needed,” Ford said in his tweet.Read more
A junior member of Premier Doug Ford’s tour team has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced Thursday morning. “The premier did not have any close contact or prolonged exposure with this staff member,” the statement said.Read more
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a set of lofty and expensive promises in his government’s throne speech Wednesday, pledging to stay with Canadians as the battle against COVID-19 continues and help build a more resilient country going forward.Read more
Because he had to sit stoically silent while Governor General Julie Payette read Wednesday’s Speech from the Throne, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apparently required some real facetime with the nation so his voice could resonate with the people.Read more