Canadians need a vaccination policy that is consistent across all provinces and territories, as well as a national database that allows for vaccination rates to be collected, recorded and monitored from coast to coast to coast.
Due to significant data gaps, Canada’s overall vaccine coverage is unclear, making the process of identifying and addressing problem areas very difficult.
More Canadians contracted the measles by March 30 of this year than in all of 2018.
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'The Correctional Service of Canada continues to take a number of preventative measures to restrict the spread of COVID-19 in federal institutions,' according to the office of Public Safety Minister Bill Blair.
'We are dealing with an administration that is both very unpredictable, very much America first, [and] not long-term thinking in terms of its relationship with its allies,' says former diplomat Michael Kergin.