CovidStrategicChoices is an initiative to define optimal strategies to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.

What is the Canadian Shield?

A summary for decision makers, journalists and others. Overview of the current path, recommended path and key differences in outcomes (deaths, economic impact, etc.)

How to shield Canadians from the Variants of Concern?

Recommendations on how to block the importation of COVID mutations, by over 100 Canadian experts.

Members of the COVID Strategic Choices Group

Please note that these members are serving in their individual capacities and though this group endorses this initiative and the Canadian Shield strategy, not every member will be in agreement with every observation and recommendation.

Dr. Sarah Addleman

Emergency physician and Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Dr. Lisa Barrett

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Me...

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André Beaulieu

SVP Corporate Services, Bell Canada

Professor Christopher Cotton

Jarislowsky-Deutsch Chair in Economic & Financial Policy, Professor of...

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Professor Caroline Colijn

Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematics for Infection, Evolution and ...

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Marion Crowe

Chief Executive Officer, First Nations Health Managers Association

Dr. Irfan Dhalla

Medical Doctor and Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public He...

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Justin Ferbey

Deputy Minister, Department of Economic Development, Yukon Government

Robert Greenhill

former Deputy Minister, Professor of Practice McGill University, Execu...

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Professor Blayne Haggart

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Polit...

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Brett House

Vice-President and Deputy Chief Economist, Scotiabank

Ryan Imgrund

Biostatistician and educator

Jack Jedwab

President of the Association for Canadian Studies

Dr. Jaspreet Khangura

Emergency Physician and Clinical Lecturer in the University of Alberta...

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Dr. Jeff Kwong

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Dalla L...

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Professor Kelley Lee

Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Global Health Governance...

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Dr. Christopher McCabe

Executive Director and CEO, Institute of Health Economics

Dr. Andrew Morris

Infectious Diseases Specialist, Sinai Health and University Health Net...

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Jean-Paul R. Soucy

Studying for a Doctoral degree in infectious disease epidemiology at t...

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Professor Ashleigh Tuite

Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of...

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