A woman, pictured April 8, 2020, in downtown Ottawa. Ever since the people who 'call out the news' reported that a person might get COVID-19 by talking to another person, or merely breathing the same air, habits have changed, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—This is Easter weekend, COVID-19 style, in rural Nova Scotia where I live.
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Though many acknowledge Leslyn Lewis has demonstrated her political chops, her candidacy is still seen as a long shot in a race that some say will be driven by electability in the next general election.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.