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Hit me with your best shot: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured left on April 21, getting his AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot from Ottawa family Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth, who runs Common Ground Collaborative Care in the Glebe. Photograph courtesy of Nili Kaplan-Myrth's Twitter
NDP Leader JagmeetSingh appears to have won the race among federal political party leaders, being the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Pressure is mounting on the Canadian government to back the waiver as it has received support from the U.S. and more than 30 Liberal MPs are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to champion the initiative.
The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.