Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to wrap up two and a half days of cupboard conferences Wednesday aimed toward plotting a course via the COVID-19 well being disaster.
Daring discuss of an audacious plan to rebuild the shattered economic system gave method throughout the conferences to the extra speedy problem of confronting the potential for a second lethal wave of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Instances of COVID-19 have been on the rise throughout the nation for the previous a number of weeks.
Consequently, ministers have been targeted nearly solely on easy methods to defend the well being of Canadians and avert the potential for one more economy-ravaging, nation-wide shutdown just like the one which threw hundreds of thousands of Canadians out of labor final spring.
The pandemic has already upended the federal government’s plans to ship on platform commitments upon which the Liberals gained re-election simply final fall, when the local weather change disaster was on the high of their agenda.
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna, who previously led the Liberal cost in opposition to local weather change, says the federal government has not forgotten the disaster even when the pandemic has shoved it to the sidelines for the second.
Trudeau is to carry a information convention this afternoon on the conclusion of at present’s cupboard assembly.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Sept. 16, 2020.