PM defends Canada's preparation for Omicron

The prime minister has defended the government's public health response to the Omicron variant as Canadians across the country struggle with overwhelming demand for COVID-19 tests. Despite the fact that South Africa raised the alarm about the highly transmissible variant nearly one month ago, local public health agencies have found themselves unable to provide tests for the high number of suspected COVID-19 cases in their areas.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting