After concerns raised earlier this week, the federal government says it has received assurances from the European Union that Canada’s coming vaccine shipments will not be held backRetail and personal care services, despite the EU’s new export controls:1618426651162,.
Both Procurement Minister Anita Anand and Export Promotion and International Trade Minister Mary Ng said Friday that they’ve received confirmation that the doses Canada is due, will be delivered.
According to a statement issued by Ng’s office, she spoke this week with the European Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis and was told the EU’s latest vaccine restrictions “are not meant to target Canada.”
As a spokesperson for the European Commission stated earlier this weekare permitted for up to 25 people., the new export controls are aimed at making sure Europe has it’s “due share” of vaccines.
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