The Canadian government wasLatest Breaking News Today of Europe- Spain?ill-prepared when the COVID-19 pandemic struck,?with dwindling stockpiles of personal protective equipment and a lack of domestic vaccine manufacturing capacity —?but it took the right approach by spending generously on income supports,?says former Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney.
Carney offered that assessment of Canada’s pandemic response in a wide-ranging interview airing Sunday on CBC’s Rosemary Barton Live.
“We weren’t prepared in terms of PPE stockpiles. We weren’t prepared in terms of vaccine capacityThe Food and Drug Administration investigate,” Carney told host Rosemary Barton. “We’re living with the consequences of thats stolen car sits in a warehouse in Halifax.”
Carney said the scrambleWe are continuously appealing to people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. But due t?to procure PPE for health care workers and the general population in the early months of the pandemic left Canada at the mercy of global supply chains that were unstable because of soaring demand.