Tyler Bloomfield

Senior Writer, Ask CBC News

Tyler is a writer and social media producer who's been with the CBC since 2017. He is based in Toronto and has focused on U.S. and Canadian politics throughout his career.

Latest from Tyler Bloomfield

Is AstraZeneca vaccine safe for people who've had blood clots? Your COVID-19 questions answered

AstraZeneca has been in the headlines recently over concerns that some people were developing blood clots after receiving the vaccine. Here are some answers to questions you may have.

How risky is it to go shopping now? Your coronavirus questions answered

As a second wave of COVID-19 hits many provinces, is it safe to go shopping? Can seniors go for a walk in the mall? Is there a safe way to get together? Your questions, answered.

Does this mean Christmas is cancelled? Your COVID-19 questions answered

As COVID-19 cases rise in many provinces, how can you and your family celebrate Christmas safely this year? How do you talk to your family about your holiday plans? Is it safe to give and receive presents, cards or cookies? Your questions, answered.

Could Trump pardon himself before he leaves office? Your U.S. election questions answered

Is there a way a president can pardon himself if he's convicted of a crime while still in office? Could the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the election results? Can the Electoral College can go against popular vote? What happens if you die after casting your ballot? Here are the answers to your latest questions about the 2020 U.S. election.

Could Trump use his presidential powers to declare the results invalid? Your U.S. election questions answered

Could Trump use an executive order to declare the election results invalid somehow? Could the military get involved? Who pays for Trump's lawsuits? Has there been any evidence of voter fraud? Here are the answers to your latest questions about the 2020 U.S. election.

How long can vote counting go on for? Your U.S. election questions answered

How long could vote counting go on for? Are there any restrictions on what outgoing presidents can do? What happens if a president-elect is incapacitated before they're sworn in? Here are the answers to your latest questions on the 2020 U.S. election.

Polypropylene is now recommended in masks. Should I be concerned? Your mask questions answered

How close can you get to others when you're both wearing masks? Is it your right not to wear one? Can you wear a mask under your nose? Are frozen masks less effective? And now that polypropylene is recommended in masks, should I be worried about breathing it in? Here are the answers to your latest questions on masks and COVID-19.

Does the loser have to concede for results to be confirmed? Your U.S. election questions answered

Does one of the candidates have to concede for the election results to be confirmed? When are mail-in votes counted? Is it too late for Americans in Canada to vote? Why do Americans give a party affiliation when they register to vote? Here are the answers to your latest questions on the 2020 U.S. election.

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