Some 4,000 people, from scientists, to web developers, to architects, have volunteered their time to help Canada fight COVID-19.
Mona Nemer, chief science adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on March 23, 2020, speaking with reporters at a COVID-19 media briefing in the West Block on the Hill. Dr. Nemer mandated the creation of the CanCOVID expert network on March 23, 2020. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Tara Moriarty, an infectious disease researcher at the University of Toronto, knew something bad was coming.
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'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.
The U.S. 'is not a safe country for refugees,’ says a woman who Canada turned away because she entered the U.S. first. Her case helped convince a Federal Court judge the SCTA should end, a ruling the feds are appealing.
Given 'all the different hints' of an early election call, Burlington Conservative riding association head Ross Noble says his team is looking to expand its fundraising efforts, with different formats and larger groups.