Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Canada urged to support COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver – CTV

June 13, 2022

Advocates for vaccine equity are calling on the Canadian government to join the push for a patent waiver to help in the global fight against COVID-19, just as the World Trade Organization (WTO) opens high-level talks on this and other issues.

The WTO began its latest ministerial conference on Sunday, at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ahead of the four-day conference, the organization The Council of Canadians issued an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging the federal government to change its position on lifting intellectual property rules for COVID-19 vaccines and other therapeutics.

Speaking to CTV’s Your Morning on Monday, Nikolas Barry-Shaw, trade and privatization campaigner for The Council of Canadians, said the move would allow other countries to produce their own generic versions of these drugs and make them more widely available.

Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canada-urged-to-support-covid-19-vaccine-patent-waiver-1.5944370

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