Monday 19 April 2021

Canadian doctors call for “extraordinary measures” from feds to fight COVID-19 crisis

Global News shows that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is calling on the federal government to take a stronger lead in the country's fight against COVID-19.

In a statement Friday, the national body of physicians and medical experts said Canada was at a "critical juncture" in the coronavirus pandemic and a collaboration between the provinces was needed.

David Akin looks into what doctors and premiers are asking for and the resistance from Ottawa.

Definition of "juncture":


a particular point in events or time.
"it is difficult to say at this juncture whether this upturn can be sustained"

Similar: point; point in time; time; moment; moment in time; stage; period; phase

a place where things join.
"the plane crashed at the juncture of two mountains"

Similar: confluence; convergence; meeting; meeting point; conflux; junction

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