Madam Speaker, on February 2, I asked the Minister of Health, in committee, why the government favoured China over Canada's vaccine production capacity. In response, she said that the decision was guided by the advice of the experts on the COVID-19 vaccine task force.
Yesterday, however, Roger Scott-Douglas, the secretary of this vaccine task force, told me that the task force had recommended the opposite.
I will ask my question again because it is still relevant, since Canada is the only G7 country that is not producing a COVID-19 vaccine.
Why did the government first favour China over production—