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Conservative MP hopes committee’s briefing on coronavirus offers measure of comfort amid fears of outbreak in Canada

By Palak Mangat       

'We don’t want to raise the political fire on this. We want to make sure that we’re all working together to show Canadians that this is being addressed,' says Conservative health critic Matt Jeneroux.

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne and Health Minister Patty Hajdu brief reporters on Jan. 28 on the government's efforts to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus. A third 'presumptive' case was reported in the Vancouver region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

With the House Health Committee set to receive a briefing on the government’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday afternoon, one Conservative MP is hoping the meeting will bring a sense of “comfort” for those with questions about Ottawa’s efforts to prevent an outbreak in Canada. 

Palak Mangat

Palak Mangat is an online reporter with The Hill Times.
- pmangat@hilltimes.com


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