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Trudeau Vaccine Chief Wants NHL Fans Back in Seats Next Season

  • Says it’s ‘highly likely’ most Canadians have shots by then
  • Trump mask threat persuaded minister to seek non-U.S. supplies
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Vaccines Launching Like a Rocket: Canada's Procurement Minister
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Canada’s procurement minister hopes her efforts to secure Covid-19 vaccines will allow her compatriots to watch National Hockey League games in person next season.

The country’s vaccine campaign is off to the second-slowest start among Group of Seven nations. Procurement Minister Anita Anand said in an interview Thursday the pace will pick up rapidly after some initial delays in deliveries.