Canada's vaccine supply threatened as EU mulls export controls
Evan Solomon examines vaccine supply issues in Canada and the recent news out of the EU on possible COVID-19 vaccine export controls. On today's show: Dan Kelly, President and CEO of Canadian Federation of Independent Business, responds to the government's new program for businesses, the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program. David Macdonald, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, talks about his new report on provincial spending during the pandemic. Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist who formerly worked with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley, talks about a new report the Alberta government commissioned which cites conspiracy theories. Bonnie Bowering has lived on Trump Avenue in Ottawa since 2008. She discusses why residents now want the name changed. Brad Sorenson, CEO of Providence Therapeutics, talks about the hopeful news on the company's made-in-Canada vaccine. Alexa Goodman, Ghost Gear project coordinator for Coastal Action, discusses the project to clean ghost gear out of the oceans.