Trudeau Reached Out To 3 Atlantic Premiers About How To 'Help' Ontario Right Now

The PM said Ontario's COVID-19 cases are "rapidly rising."
COVID-19 In Ontario: Trudeau Asks Atlantic Premiers To 'Help' The Province
Senior Editor

In response to the “rapidly rising” number of cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, Justin Trudeau reached out to provincial leaders from across the country.

In a tweet on Saturday, April 17, the PM revealed he’d spoken with three Atlantic premiers about how they could help Ontarians “get through this third wave.”

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Sharing a photo of himself working from home, the PM confirmed that he’d spoken with Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, P.E.I. Premier Dennis King and Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin.

Health Canada data shows that all three regions had less than 45 active cases of COVID-19 each as of April 17, 2021. As of the same date, Ontario had 40,694 active cases.

The province has now introduced a new stay-at-home order in an effort to combat its rising cases of COVID-19, although some aspects of the order have already been reversed.

Helena Hanson
Senior Editor
Helena Hanson is a Senior Editor for Narcity Media, leading the Travel and Money teams. She previously lived in Ottawa, but is now based in the U.K.