The growing threat of COVID-19 variants in Canada
Newfoundland and Labrador is back in full lockdown after seeing a record number of new COVID-19 cases in the last week. A scheduled provincial election switched to mail-in ballots only 12 hours before people were supposed to go to the polls. The new cases involve the coronavirus variant that first appeared in the U.K.
Today on Front Burner, CBC St. John's reporter Peter Cowan discusses the developments in his province and the lessons they may hold for the rest of Canada.