Coronavirus: Growing list of Canadian politicians who ignored travel guidance

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Growing list of Canadian politicians who ignored travel guidance” – below is their description.

There is a growing list of politicians across Canada, at both the federal and provincial levels, who have left the country despite guidance to stay at home and avoid non-essential travel.

Last week, it was revealed former Ontario finance minister Rod Phillips had travelled without telling party leadership. He resigned from cabinet shortly after.

Since then, more politicians have been added to the list, including two Liberal federal MPs, one Conservative MP and an NDP MP. There have also been several MLAs in Alberta who have traveled out of the country. David Akin takes a look at who is on the list, some of their reasonings for travel and what the fallout is for each.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7552917/liberal-mps-travel-coronavirus-resign/

Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc

Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ

Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt

Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB

#GlobalNews #COVID19 #coronavirus #cdnpoli

Global News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

In This Story: Canada

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.

As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

2 Recent Items: Canada

  • Canada residential schools: BC artist to carve monument for lost children in Kamloops
  • BizBeat Ep. 228: Meng Wanzhou returns to motherland after nearly 3 years of detention in Canada
  • In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Syrian people: We hope to get vaccine assistance
  • Full press conference: 12 new Covid-19 community cases
  • Cumberland Council increases parking fines during the 2021 pandemic | 7NEWS
  • 12 new Covid-19 community cases | nzherald.co.nz
  • Zimbabwe receives fourth batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.