Trudeau said Canadians can expect to hear about more economic measures from the government in the days and weeks ahead.
When asked if the government meant to impose mandatory quarantine measures, Trudeau said the move had not been ruled out. Trudeau confirmed that the government would be prepared to take action if social distancing rules continue to be ignored.
"Nothing that could help is off the table", he said.
He also said he would discuss with them what the federal government could do under the 1988 Emergencies Act, which allows Ottawa to impose strict limits on the movement of people.
Trudeau commended the decision by Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee not to send athletes to this summer's Olympics in Tokyo.
The host of a flagship current affairs show on Ontario's public broadcaster says the network is shutting down its headquarters for the day after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The prime Minister also announced multiple new flights to bring stranded Canadians home from overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Trudeau has so far resisted the idea of putting into place the federal equivalent, the Emergencies Act, saying Monday that since it requires taking power out of the hands of the provinces, there needs to be a discussion with them first. "And with that stronger advice will come more and more penalties if people don't listen", Hajdu said. "So while that is happening we need to work to mitigate the impacts of this virus".
Canada's COVID-19 caseload now stands at 1,563.
"Enough is enough", he said to those who aren't complying. "We are also working with Quebec City-based Medicago for vaccine testing and production", said Trudeau.
Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says in a tweet that the government has secured authorizations for Air Canada to operate three flights from that country this week.
The advertisements, featuring Canada's chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, are to air starting Monday on television, radio and in print and will run until at least the end of April.