Canada – Trillion With A ‘T’

Ottawa to post $343B deficit as spending hits levels not seen since Second World War Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled a fiscal snapshot today that shows the federal government’s deficit is expected to hit $343 billion this year — an eye-popping figure largely attributed to pandemic-related support programs that have pushed federal spending to a […]

Canada – Soldiers May Have Been Asymptomatic Coronavirus Carriers While Serving In Long-Term Homes

Soldiers may have been asymptomatic coronavirus carriers while serving in long-term care homes, Vance says A handful of Canadian troops infected with the novel coronavirus may have been carrying the virus symptom-free when they were deployed to long-term care homes — and may even have contracted it in the hotels where they were billeted — the country’s top military […]

Canada – SARS-Cov-2 Vaccine May Not Work In Older People

COVID-19 vaccine may not work in older people, experts say A vaccine against COVID-19 may not be as effective in older people who are most at risk of suffering complications and dying from the disease, according to U.K. researchers. However, some experts say immunizing those around the elderly may help protect them. Speaking at the […]

Canada – Petition To Rename Dundas Street Garners Attention Amid Renewed Focus On Monuments

Petition to rename Dundas Street garners attention amid renewed focus on monuments Renewed focus on Canada’s legacy of anti-Black racism has given fresh voice to calls for public officials to consider renaming monuments honouring the guardians of colonialism, including a street that stretches through much of the Greater Toronto Area. Those seeking to rename Dundas […]

Canada – Remember When TBPS Was The Only Police Service That Had A Problem With Systemic Racism?

Turns out the entire country is policed by racist organizations. Systemic racism exists in RCMP, Trudeau argues — after commissioner says she’s ‘struggling’ with the term Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the RCMP and other police agencies across the country have a problem with systemic racism — a day after RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said she’s […]

Canada – One Rule For Thee, Another Rule For Me. – The Tale Of Dominic Cummings

What he said…just change Dominic Cummings to Doug Ford or Justin Trudeau or Andrew Scheer, ignore the Brexit stuff  and it works just fine. I couldn’t have put it better myself. Enjoy…you can join in if you want. New witnesses cast doubt on Dominic Cummings’s lockdown claims Did Dominic Cummings break the law on lockdown […]

Canada – “Flatten The Curve” Becomes “Prevent The Spread”

“Flatten the curve” has become “prevent the spread”. We were supposed to keep the infection rates at a manageable level for medical providers.  That’s it. There was always going to be new infections. Sars-CoV-2 is a virus and viruses spread. Just think about it for a second. A virus that has a 99% survivability rate […]

Canada - Propaganda Posters

Canada – Propaganda Posters

Canada – Relying On Herd Immunity

Canada’s top doctor warns against relying on herd immunity to reopen economy Canada’s top doctor says there isn’t enough evidence to back herd immunity as a way to reopen society, as Quebec’s premier is considering the approach to restart his province’s economy. “The idea of … generating natural immunity is actually not something that should […]

Canada – The Horse Bolted From The Barn Months Ago. Ottawa Is Now Closing The Door.

Face masks will be mandatory for all air travel Travelers wishing to fly Canada’s friendly skies will have to have a non-medical mask on their person or they won’t be allowed to board. The new regulation comes into effect at noon on Monday, according to Transport Canada. According to Transport Minister Marc Garneau, passengers will […]