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In the time of the pandemic, Liberals holding national caucus meetings seven days a week

By Abbas Rana      

Liberals are using a regular daily conference call for their caucus meetings. The Conservatives are using Zoom and the New Democrats are using GoToMeeting.

The Liberals' daily meetings start with an update for MPs on new developments and the government's initiatives from Deputy House Leader Kirsty Duncan, left, International Trade Minister Mary Ng, and Minister of Middle Class Prosperity Mona Fortier. Usually, a member of the COVID-19 cabinet committee, or another cabinet minister also joins them in updating caucus members. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

The federal Liberals have been holding daily national caucus meetings via teleconference, seven days a week, to discuss the devastating impact of the international COVID-19 pandemic on the economic security, health, and the livelihood of Canadians since the House adjourned on March 13.

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