Once the pandemic is under control, Dominic LeBlanc says the federal government is willing to negotiate recurring health care transfers.
The report found Rideau Hall became an "unacceptable workplace" under Julie Payette, Dominic LeBlanc says.
He took a flight from New Brunswick to Montreal for cancer treatment.
He's held the New Brunswick riding of Beausejour since 2000.
The finance minister, Crown-Indigenous relations minister will take over his duties.
The political rumour mill is turning.
He was shuffled out of his portfolio earlier this summer.
Tories have been pressing the issue for weeks.
The New Brunswick MP will serve in cabinet while seeking treatment.
The arrangement has meant all kinds of heat for the finance minister.