Theresa Tam


Dr. Tam tells Canadians to wear masks during sex—no word on condoms as of yet

Tam said that Canadians could still "find ways to enjoy physical intimacy while safeguarding the progress we have all made containing COVID-19."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

'Addiction is not a choice': Dr. Tam says Canadians need to change the way we speak about drug addicts

"We know that addiction is not a choice," Tam told reporters. "It is a treatable medical condition and there are many different paths to wellness and recovery."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Canadians cautious about taking potential COVID-19 vaccine according to poll

A recent survey suggests if and when a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, most Canadians would get it but over one in 10 would not.

Sam Edwards

Trudeau Liberals won't rule out decriminalizing cocaine and heroin amid opioid crisis

Dr. Theresa Tam says she favours “moving towards the societal discussion on decriminalization.”

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Dr. Tam suggests that Canada will have to live with coronavirus even with vaccine

Theresa Tam has said that the coronavirus pandemic may continue for years, even if researchers manage to discover a vaccine.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau's 'return to normal' vaccine will 'optimistically' be ready for 2021

It's a worrying timeline, though not one that was fully unexpected. In April, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that normal life would not return for "a long time."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Ads that affirm our worst impulses are doing more harm than good

Unhealthy eating habits, encouraged by coronavirus contagion confusion, pose a more imminent danger that just making it harder to fit into a pre-pandemic wardrobe.

Mia Cathell

Epidemiologist calls Trudeau's top doctor's coronavirus models 'unscientific rubbish'

Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer said yesterday that coronavirus will be contracted by less than one in ten Canadian residents.

Sam Edwards

Dr. Tam warns Canadians that threat of second wave is 'very real'

Dr. Theresa Tam has warned Canadians that a second wave of coronavirus infections is "very real" as the economy begins to open up.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau's Public Health Agency pays non-refundable $300,000 deposit during global pandemic for ski resort trip

The bill being shouldered by the Canadian taxpayer totals $319,157, including $28,250 for "conference space and facilities" for a ski trip that did not happen.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Dr. Tam warns of a second outbreak: 'It may only take one new case'

Dr. Theresa Tam warned Canadians that a second outbreak of COVID-19 is possible and could result from just a single new case.

Quinn Patrick

Deputy PM Freeland says 'safe restart' of economy won't happen any time soon

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says that a “safe restart” of the Canadian economy will take at least six to eight months.

Ian Miles Cheong

Trudeau government can't explain $1.8 BILLION worth of wasted PPE, says Canada will be prepared for 'next pandemic'

The majority new equipment was made in China, according to Deputy Public Works Minister Bill Matthews.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

WATCH: Dr. Tam says go out and protest, just don't yell

Tam's medical advise has been criticized by Canadians for either being incorrect, or lagging behind information being used by other countries.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Trudeau government finally admits medical stockpile was neglected

Trudeau's Public Health Agency has admitted that the body did not follow its own advice, preparing only a small amount of medical equipment before the pandemic.

Nico Johnson