Editor’s Blog

Evidence-based news, opinion and analysis by Obert Madondo, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Canadian Progressive, an independent blog dedicated to publishing evidence-based journalism situated right at the intersection of politics, technology and human rights.

Canada delivered only 3.2m of the 40m COVID-19 doses it pledged to poor countries

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a supposedly caring and compassionate "world leader", has so far delivered only 3.2 million (8%) of the 40 million life-saving COVID-19 doses Canada pledged to Africa and other poor regions of the Global South with overwhelming BIPOC (Black people, Indigenous people, People of Colour) majorities, according to a damning report released this week by the People’s Vaccine Alliance.