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Sunday Scrum: Responding to the COVID-19 outbreak

CBC News Network's Sunday Scrum panel is your destination for frank discussion and analysis of the week's big Canadian political stories. This week: Our panellists discuss Canada's continuing response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Catch up on all the discussions from the Sunday Scrum here

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to reporters for the seventh straight day Sunday outside Rideau Cottage, his residence on the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press)

CBC News Network's Sunday Scrum panel is your destination for frank discussion and analysis of the week's big Canadian political stories.

This week, we ask our panellists about Canada's continuing efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada, the federal government's evolving response to help Canadians struggling with the economic fallout of unprecedented shutdowns across the country and the latest province to declare a state of emergency.

Watch the clips below.

WATCH: Trying to contain COVID-19 in Canada

Trying to contain COVID-19 in Canada | Sunday Scrum

2 years ago
Duration 11:02
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been addressing the nation daily, doing his best to reassure worried Canadians. But there are concerns that we could be at just the beginning of a long fight against COVID-19.

WATCH: Help for Canadians struggling during COVID-19 pandemic

Help for Canadians struggling during COVID-19 pandemic | Sunday Scrum

2 years ago
Duration 10:37
Our political panel discusses the $82 billion aid package unveiled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau to assist Canadians and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

WATCH: Nova Scotia declares state of emergency due to COVID-19

Nova Scotia declares state of emergency due to COVID-19 | Sunday Scrum

2 years ago
Duration 6:57
Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency Sunday morning in the face of COVID-19, limiting social gatherings to no more than five people.

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