The Prime Minister and Premiers will meet Dec. 10 for discussions on the Canada Health Transfer from the federal government to provinces. While Ottawa currently pays 22 per cent of health care costs, Premiers want that hiked to 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.