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10/3: Canada Covered

Jun 22, 2021

Just when we think we have a handle on the pandemic, we get thrown another curveball.

COVID-19 cases in Canada are on the decline, vaccinations are up, and provinces are starting to re-open, but a new variant has taken hold here, potentially leaving us vulnerable to a new spike in infections.

National Post health reporter Sharon Kirkey joins Dave to talk about where the variant has taken hold in Canada, how serious it is, and how it factors into whether Canadians are feeling comfortable about re-opening.

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