Ensure global vaccine access, prime minister!

In July 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau’s signature was the first among eight world leaders on an open letter calling for global access to vaccines. The letter started with a quote from United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres: “None of us is safe until all of us are safe.”

Join us and dozens of MPs from across party lines! Call on Prime Minister Trudeau to stay true to his word and ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are made available to all people around the world.

The PM’s letter went on to declare, “Where you live should not determine whether you live, and global solidarity is central to saving lives and protecting the economy.”

RNAO believes this to be true. And so does U.S. President Joe Biden and his administration. Earlier this week, the U. S. declared its support for a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines, arguing that the global health crisis called for extraordinary measures. A patent waiver would boost the affordability, production and distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations around the world.

Join us in calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to walk the talk and ensure that Canada is leading the way to global vaccine access. Urge the prime minister to declare Canada’s support for a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines.

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The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Marc Garneau
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Hon. Patty Hajdu
Minister of Health, Liberal Party of Canada, MP
Francois-Phillippe Champagne
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
Karina Gould
Minister of International Development
Hon. Erin O’Toole
Leader of the Official Opposition, Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, MP
Michael Chong
Foreign Affairs Critic
Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner
Conservative Health Critic, Progressive Conservative Party of Canada ,MP
Garnett Genuis
International Development and Human Rights Critic
Jagmeet Singh
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, MP
Jack Harris
Foreign Affairs Critic,
Don Davies
Health Critic, New Democratic Party of Canada, MP
Brian Masse
Innovation, Science and Industry Critic
Heather McPherson
International Development Critic
Annamie Paul
Leader of the Green Party of Canada
Elizabeth May
Parliamentary Leader of the Green Party of Canada
Jenica Atwin
Health Critic
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