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Feds should tout vaccine costs as ‘leverage’ in future talks with premiers, says expert

May 7, 2021

While a ‘missed opportunity’ in the earlier days of the pandemic, some observers worry tying strings to provincial and territorial access to potentially life-saving vaccines could be seen as ‘unethical.’

Ian Culbert, executive director of the Canadian Public Health Association, agreed that the feds “theoretically” could have secured some “guarantees” from the premiers, but that would highlight further gaps in provinces and territories’ data systems. For instance, he said, most provinces don’t have vaccination registries.” Ottawa, in January, awarded Deloitte a $16-million…

Climate change is aggravating the spread of infectious diseases

May 4, 2021

CPHA Project Officer Gillian Pritchard was interviewed for this article.

Pandemic Politics

October 26, 2020