In his message for Thanksgiving, Federal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded the public of the health directives in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, in particular the fact of remaining within his family unit.
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“This year, the festivities could be a little different from those of previous years. Due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the country, our social circles must remain restricted and we must wash our hands, stay two meters from others and wear a mask, ”Justin Trudeau said in a statement , Monday.
In the same vein, the Prime Minister invited the population to download the COVID Alert application.
The Liberal leader also took the opportunity to thank the people who are fighting COVID-19.
“We thank our frontline workers who strive every day to ensure our health and safety. Think of the paramedics who rescue us in an emergency, the farmers who we can feed our families with, the nurses and doctors who save lives, the frontline public health workers who work tirelessly to manage. cases and to trace an increasing number of contacts, ”he said.
Justin Trudeau also highlighted the contribution of the Armed Forces.
“This year, they offered us unprecedented support here at home when they went to help our seniors alongside members of the Canadian Red Cross saving countless lives in the process,” he said. he adds.