Patty Hajdu in conversation with Paul Wells: Maclean’s Live Replay

Canada’s minister of health sat down for a conversation with senior writer Paul Wells to discuss the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic

Award-winning Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells sat down with Patty Hajdu, Canada’s minister of health, in the latest Maclean’s Live on Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m. Watch the full replay above.

With a global pandemic threatening Canada’s population and economic security, Hajdu has her work cut out for her. An experienced public health official from Northern Ontario, Hajdu now has to weigh the necessities of physical distancing due to COVID-19 with the mental health and well-being needs of Canadians, whose patience grows thinner with each week of isolation.

Past guests include:

May 2020: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney
April 2019: Bank of Canada governor, Stephen Poloz
February 2019: Canadian ambassador to the U.S., David MacNaughton
December 2018: Former prime minister Jean Chrétien
November 2018: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley
September 2018: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
June 2018: Jane Philpott, former minister of Indigenous services.
May 2018: Jason Kenney, leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party (current Premier of Alberta)
April 2018: Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
March 2018: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer
February 2018: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.