Coronavirus: Questions and concerns grow about Canadian vaccine delays, COVID-19 variants

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Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Questions and concerns grow about Canadian vaccine delays, COVID-19 variants” – below is their description.

Questions are growing about Canada’s delayed COVID-19 vaccine deliveries, as concerns grow about more dangerous variants.

And as provinces implore the federal government to make its coronavirus vaccine contracts public, Procurement Minister Anita Anand has confirmed that the entirety of the deals are subject to confidentiality clauses.

However, Anand said she’s trying to push back on these clauses in conversations with the pharmaceutical companies.

Abigail Bimman has more about how the feds aren’t offering too many answers, and how they’re still working on more travel restrictions.

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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.

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