Earvin Solitario

Earvin Solitario is a producer with Power and Politics based in Toronto. You can reach him at earvin.solitario@cbc.ca, or follow him on Twitter at @earvs

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Canada should give surplus doses to poorer countries, say global vaccine alliance and WHO

The chair of the international alliance that co-manages the COVAX vaccine-sharing program is urging wealthy nations to donate surplus doses to developing countries.

Estonian PM talks vaccine passports and Russian aggression

Estonia's prime minister discussed Russian military threats and Estonia’s nationwide vaccine passport initiative with Power & Politics.

CNN anchor Jake Tapper talks Canada's vaccine rollout, his new book and the state of U.S. politics

CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with Power & Politics about his new book and why he wanted to cover Canada’s vaccine rollout.

Fauci says Canada isn't mishandling the pandemic's third wave

U.S. President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci says Canadian health officials don't appear to be doing anything wrong in their response to the global pandemic, despite rising caseloads in most parts of the country.

Alaska's governor offers vaccines to B.C. and Yukon residents

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy says he wants to offer vaccines to residents in Stewart, B.C. in the hopes that it might permit Canada and the U.S. to reopen the international border sooner.
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'Very anxious': ICU nurse describes what it's like to treat COVID patients

Ontario is set to make a formal request to the federal government for more than 600 critical care staff to help support the province's hospitals, as ICU admissions continue to rise. It's a situation that nurse manager Clare Fielding sees far too often.
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Meet the Canadian millennial running to lead the United Nations

Arora Akanksha wants to lead the United Nations. The 34-year-old UN auditor made headlines earlier this year when she declared her intentions to challenge incumbent Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor set to go on trial in China

After more than two years in prison, Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are to be tried in China for espionage over the coming week.

U.K. won't take vaccines from COVAX program, says high commissioner

The United Kingdom won't access its share of vaccine doses from the COVAX program, says British High Commissioner to Canada Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque.
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CEO of Canadian drug company says Ottawa has approached him about his firm's made-in-Canada vaccine

Providence Therapeutics CEO Brad Sorenson says he has been approached by a number of provincial premiers and the federal government about his company’s made-in-Canada vaccine. 

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