Overview – ‘It was reckless planning that endangered Canadian lives’: University of Ottawa professor disagrees with Canada’s decision to send medical supplies to China


An article in today’s edition of the Globe and Mail heavily criticized the Canadian government’s decision to ship medical supplies to China in the fight against COVID-19. According to a senior federal source, these supplies will now be returned back to Canada by China. Amir Attaran, a professor at University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology and Public Health, is puzzled why this decision was even made in the first place. He explains why in this one-on-one conversation with Evan Solomon.