The West Block: Dec. 5, 2020: Record-breaking case numbers and Canada’s fiscal fallout
This week on ‘The West Block,’ Mercedes Stephenson gets answers on the uptick in COVID-19 cases across the country, particularly in Alberta, and the economic consequences of the virus. Mercedes probes Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on the economic update and fiscal guardrails. Opposition health critic Michelle Rempel Garner weighs in on vaccine distribution and the pandemic response. Alberta’s Health Minister Tyler Shandro warns of more public health measures in the province if cases continue to climb.