How can the feds step up their coronavirus response? Experts are divided


As some health experts are calling on the federal government to step up its efforts to flatten the curve in Canada's hotspots, opinions are divided as to what the federal government can actually do - and whether it should do it.

The calls come amid spikes in coronavirus cases across Canada, with Ontario shattering daily case count records and Manitoba placing the entire province under "Code Red" restrictions. In Quebec, the premier said Thursday that he's considering a brief shutdown of the province's schools in a bid to slow the ongoing spread of the virus. Meanwhile, Alberta is discussing bringing in more restrictions as cases continue to rise.

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