Former federal cabinet minister Peter MacKay says he will run for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. MacKay made the announcement at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton, N.S., in front of a Canadian flag and before a crowd of supporters bearing signs with his name.
There are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in British Columbia and the risk of contracting the illness here is very low, officials say. But B.C. health researchers have developed a diagnostic test and are working with public health officials on its use.