Could a borderless pandemic drive a surge in ‘Canada-first’ isolationism?

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/covid-19-coronavirus-pandemic-china-medical-supplies-isolationism-1.5513203

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

A Canadian shipment of emergency supplies to China was uncontroversial — until the virus came here “At the end of the day,” Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland remarked this week, “the reality of a global pandemic is that it is global.” Three weeks ago, Health Minister Patty Hajdu made a similar argument. “A virus knows no borders,” she said. The coronavirus pandemic is an object lesson in interconnectedness: what started as a problem in one city in China now threatens lives in every country on Earth.