COVID-19 Vaccines in Canada: a Conversation with MGen Dany Fortin and Dr. Gary Kobinger

January 21, 2021

Major-General Dany Fortin and Dr. Gary Kobinger joined Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, for virtual discussions about COVID-19 vaccines in Canada. During these 30-minute GGconversations, the Governor General and her guests talked about the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada and the science behind them

Major-General Dany Fortin is the chief of staff of the Canadian Joint Operations Command, Canadian Armed Forces, and was recently appointed vice-president of Logistics and Operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada. He is in charge of coordinating the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the provinces and territories.

Dr. Gary Kobinger is one of Canada’s pre-eminent infectious disease experts and vaccine researchers, and has previously been a guest on GGconversations. Dr. Kobinger is the founder and CEO of Guard RX, a not-for-profit vaccine research company looking to develop potentially life-saving and affordable drugs and vaccines for the treatment of infectious diseases.