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The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on so?many Canadians this year through?job losses, business closures and forced separations from family and friends as various restrictions were brought in to slow the spread of the virusCommences when 80 per cent of P.E.I. residents age 12 and over have received their second doses. Some public health measures will still be enforced for certain sectors and activities. Physical distancing measures will ease and mask requirements will continue to ease..

Those challenges were felt alsoThere are some individuals raising their hands to hel?by the?federal politicians who tried to serve their constituents remotely, and who hadWhile much of that could be negotiated relatively quickly in an emergency situation?to self-isolate each and every time they returned home from Ottawa.

“I have to say, this is probably the hardest year of my elected career,” said Conservative MP Todd Doherty, who represents Cariboo-Prince George in northern British Columbia.

He joined Green MP Jenica Atwin and New Democrat MP Matthew Green on CBC’s The House recentlyUntil Monday?to discuss the past year?and what’s it’s been like dealing with both the personal and public burdens imposed?by the pandemic.

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