NEW: Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc tells me national long term care standards are coming in weeks, not months - first discussion on this with provinces will happen Thursday. Full interview 5pm ET @PnPCBC
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
"The potential exposure occurred on Sunday, November 15th in the Prince Albert area."
Moe was tested today. No symptoms. #skpoli#covid19sk
Statement from ISC Minister Marc Miller's office: "The independence of the Public Services is essential to ensuring an ethical and well-functioning government. Departmental employees, and all staffing decisions, including this one, are under the authority of the deputy Minister."
NEW: Premier Doug Ford confirms what the @TorontoStar reported in today’s editions: Gen. Rick Hillier, former chief of the defence staff, has been enlisted to lead the task force in charge of distributing the #COVID19 vaccine in Ontario. #onpolihttps://t.co/s2S0DZr564
NDP, Bloc question Andrew Scheer employing his wife’s sister, who hired his wife.
“If he’s hiring an extended family member and that family member is hiring his wife, it gives the appearance of a quid pro quo and I think he needs to explain himself."
"Provinces always want more money": Intergovernmental Affairs Minister @DLeBlancNB said it's important that the provinces first use the money allocated in the Safe Restart Agreement "in the best way possible as quickly as possible." https://t.co/zk9tsnaF1I
More than half a million Canadians are living with dementia. One in five people have experience as caregivers for someone living with a brain disorder. @lraitt is sharing her experience taking care of her husband with the hopes it helps others. https://t.co/g6AzNIk1pG