The Prime Minister and premiers will meet by conference call today as provinces seek to restore cuts to the Canada Health Transfer, which now only accounts for 22 per cent of public healthcare spending. Premiers are seeking a federal share of 35 per cent.
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.