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Package of briefing materials prepared for the Chief Electoral Officer to appear before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs on October 22, 2020.

Last Updated: Feb. 26, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 19, 2021
Organization: Elections Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Administering an election during the COVID-19 pandemic, special report, PROC, Chief Electoral Officer, binder, general election.
Federal

This year’s annual report describes the heavy toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Canadian society, both directly and through the steps taken to mitigate its effect.

Last Updated: Nov. 26, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 28, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, Coronavirus, Canada, SARS-CoV-2, epidemic, international travel, age, long-term care, LTC
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The Government of Canada released national-level modelling on the COVID-19 epidemic in Canada. The modelling attempts to show how the epidemic might unfold over the coming months based on our knowledge of how the virus behaves and the potential impact of public health measures.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2020
Date Published: Apr. 9, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 pandemic, modelling on COVID-19, epidemic, public health measure.
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jun. 30, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 30, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  44th Parliament: 1st Session, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legislation, Justice System, Criminal Code, Coronavirus, Covid-19
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Dec. 7, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, Covid-19, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, 43rd Parliament: 2nd Session
Federal

The Government of Canada is acting to minimize the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians.

This webpage was created to provide the latest information on legislative and other measures adopted to protect Canadians in response to the pandemic.

Last Updated: Apr. 2, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 30, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency preparedness, Health policy, Legislation, Charter Statements, Regulation, Respiratory diseases
Federal

The Minister of Justice prepares a "Charter Statement" to help inform the public and Parliamentary debate on a government bill. One of the Minister of Justice's most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for consistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ["The Charter"]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for consistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jun. 8, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 24, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Coronavirus, Covid-19, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, 43rd Parliament: 1st Session
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A promising COVID-19 drug may be imported into Canada before it receives a Canadian market authorization. This early importation and placement in Canadian facilities is referred to as “pre-positioning.” It facilitates the immediate distribution of the drug upon authorization, making it available to Canadians as early as possible.

Last Updated: Jul. 29, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 14, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, COVID-19 drug, amendement, Food and Drug Regulations, drugs, manufacturers, submission, notice of compliance
Federal

Parents, caregivers and children across the country are facing new challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic affects our daily work and home routines. Schools, daycares and most workplaces have closed, and children and parents are suddenly at home full-time.

Last Updated: Nov. 4, 2020
Date Published: May 21, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, Coronavirus, parenting, children
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While diseases can make anyone sick, some Canadians are more at risk of getting an infection and developing severe complications due to their health, social and economic circumstances. Organizations, staff and volunteers play an important role in helping to prevent these populations from getting or spreading the COVID-19 virus. Start by sharing simple things they can do to help keep themselves and others healthy, guide them to help if they develop any signs and symptoms and learn ways help care for sick clients recovering from COVID-19.

Last Updated: Nov. 25, 2020
Date Published: May 1, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19 Pandemic, Vulnerable populations.
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