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iPolitics AM: Trudeau checks in with premiers as Freeland fires up webcam for virtual meet-up with G7 counterparts – iPolitics

Apr 7, 2021

Amid ongoing concerns over the pace of the cross-country vaccine campaign now underway — as well as new lockdown measures expected to roll out in Ontario and Quebec over the next few days — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to check in with his fellow first ministers as he hosts his weekly tele-conference with provincial and territorial premiers.

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland fires up her webcam for a virtual meet-up with her G7 counterparts, as well as a one-on-one chat with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.

Also making the rounds on the Zoom media circuit today: New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a mid-morning video briefing to reiterate the “concrete solutions” that, as per the advisory, his party has “proposed to Justin Trudeau’s Liberals,” including providing “necessary resources to provinces and territories to get the vaccine in people’s arms quickly,”and “help essential workers who can’t work from home.” (10:30 AM)

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