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New modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) suggests the number of daily COVID-19 cases could more than triple to 30,000 if people increase their contacts during a time of widespread community transmission.

Mighty Max’s mom Bryarly Parker joins Global News Calgary with an update on her son and how fundraising efforts are going. Max’s family is trying to raise $2.8 million for a treatment just recently approved by Health Canada. #YYC  @mightymaxsych 

“Government surveillance feels different in Rwanda than in Canada; individual freedom dominates Americans’ self-image but not that of South Koreans; Germany’s health-care system can withstand a deluge of covid-19 patients in a way that India’s cannot.”

Critics charge that private providers don’t always act in the best interests of patients and taxpayers, or operate within the provisions of the Canada Health Act. @HealthCoalition  @CdnDrs4Medicare  @OntarioHealthC  via @TorontoStar 

The ultra-contagious U.K. strain of #Covid19  is now in #LdnOnt , public health officials say. The lone local case so far is a person in their 80s with no recent history of travel outside Canada. Full story here: #onpoli  #coronavirus 

"Housing, poverty, access to water, have really impacted health outcomes." Dr. Mandy Buss from the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada discusses how Indigenous Canadians are being affected by COVID-19.

Because of today’s case and out of an abundance of caution, public health is asking passengers who travelled on Air Canada Flight 7480 from Montreal to St. John’s that arrived on Wednesday to call 811 for a COVID test.

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across Canada, experts warn that public officials “need to deal with the source instead of band-aid solutions.” Have public health restrictions where you live been effective in slowing the spread of the virus? More:

Health Canada says 38 international flights landing in Canada since Jan. 7 have carried at least one passenger who has since tested positive for COVID-19.

Health-care workers and seniors will have to wait longer to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Alberta as a result of Pfizer’s shipment delays to Canada. #COVID19AB 

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Number of citizens who lost health care coverage since the pandemic began: 14,600,000 United States 0 Australia 0 Belgium 0 Canada 0 Denmark 0 Finland 0 France 0 Germany 0 Italy 0 Japan 0 Norway 0 South Korea 0 Spain 0 UK

People who lost health insurance during the pandemic: Canada: 0 United Kingdom: 0 Germany: 0 France: 0 Australia: 0 Japan: 0 South Korea: 0 Taiwan: 0 Denmark: 0 Finland: 0 Norway: 0 United States: 14,600,000 Health care must be a right, not an employee benefit. #MedicareForAll 

The "radical idea" of universal health care is a reality in: Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Rep. Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal S. Korea Spain Sweden Switz. Turkey U.K.

Remember: our "crazy idea" of universal health care is a reality in: Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Rep. Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal S. Korea Spain Sweden Switz. Turkey U.K.

Universal health care is not a radical idea. It is a reality in: Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Rep. Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal S. Korea Spain Sweden U.K. #DemDebate2 

@JimCarrey  is right. If Canada can provide health care to everyone, the U.S. can too. #MedicareForAll 

Somehow in Canada, they've managed to provide health care to everyone in their country at about half the cost per person than we do.

Remember: our "crazy idea" of universal health care is a reality in: Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Rep. Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal S. Korea Spain Sweden Switz. Turkey U.K.

I’ve spent the day with a ski guide in Canada who pays 14 dollars a month for health insurance. In Canada’s, if you make under 35k a year, you get healthcare for free. What I’m the fuck is wrong with our country and why can’t we take care of our own people?

Thanks to you, $6,585,250.50 more will be donated to mental health initiatives in Canada! #BellLetsTalk 

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