A new approach to health-care governance and an increased focus on the social determinants of health are two crucial and key lessons, experts say, to learn from this pandemic and to prepare for the next one.
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured Sept. 29, 2020, on the Hill, are responsible for two files that are crucial to the government pandemic response and building the capacity to fight the next one, experts say. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In the fall of 1918, thousands of Canadians were dying on the battlefields of Europe in the First World War. Once the war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, however, the dying continued on the home front.
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For the first time in the party’s history, a Conservative member has initiated a petition to call a referendum on the party leader. But, the Conservative Party’s president has questioned the online petition’s validity.
Along with his time as House leader, the Liberal MP-elect served under the Wynne government as Ontario’s attorney general, minister of community safety and correctional services, and as labour minister.
With 34 ridings with no incumbent contesting the race and a total of 16 flipped seats, at least 44 new people are projected to join the House's class of 2021, including the first Filipina-Canadian to hold federal office.