Canada doing all that's needed on flu: Harper

Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:13pm EDT
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday the government is doing all that is needed to respond to the swine flu outbreak.

Canada had 19 confirmed cases of the disease as of Wednesday.

Harper was speaking at a press conference in Toronto to discuss Ottawa's role in the restructuring of automaker Chrysler.

(Reporting by Cameron French; editing by Rob Wilson)

<p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 29, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Wattie</p>