QUEEN’S PARK — Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that hospitals have been directed to cancel all scheduled surgeries and non-emergent activities starting Monday due to the large wave of COVID patients requiring hospitalization:

“The Premier’s delay to enact stricter measures and his refusal to implement key policies like paid sick days has put hospitals in the difficult position of having to stop elective surgeries.…

QUEEN’S PARK — Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to the government’s announcement and the Premier’s claims that paid sick days are unnecessary:

“Premier Ford trying to justify why he doesn’t need to legislate paid sick days is disrespectful to essential workers who haven’t stopped working throughout the pandemic.…

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