On April 1st of 2020 these cities likely began receiving their funding from the Reaching Home program (agreement date began April 1, 2020 for many recipients). Shortly after the agreement came into place for most cities the province of Ontario updated their list of businesses that would be closing effective April 4th, 2020 to include a much broader range of businesses.
There was a total of 20,315 MORE deaths in 2020 compared to 2019. Many of these deaths came as a repercussion of our approach to dealing with Covid – not from Covid itself. Deaths as a percentage of the Canadian population was up .05% from 0.75% in 2019 to 0.8% in 2020.
All-cause deaths for 2020 for all age groups in Canada = 303,350
Detailed in the report from Premier Andrew Furey’s Economic Recovery Team report is an extensive list of recommendations to reduce the debt load of the province and many of the solutions mean higher taxes for Newfoundlanders. “The most urgent task assigned by the Premier was to review the financial state of the province and recommend actions to improve the fiscal situation.”
We have allowed our politicians to create a moral panic. The most important thing in our society is now Covid. All other matters of public concern now pale in comparison to Covid. Overrun hospitals have been an ongoing issue for many years and now the fault is being squarely placed on the shoulders of “selfish Canadians” who dare speak out against an ever involving narrative that has continually shifted the goalposts.
The New York Post received criticism after using a photo of an unconscious woman from a 2020 gas leak in their article on the COVID situation in India.
British Columbia Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, released ‘Special Report No. 44’ titled “EXTRAORDINARY TIMES, EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES: Two ministerial orders made under the Emergency Program Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic” in June of 2020.
However, we believe it is important to discuss the details and concerns contained within the report.
A Pew Research Center study titled “News Use Across Social Media Platforms in 2020” shines a light on where Americans were getting their news from on social media in 2020. The report also breaks gives some interesting insights into what social media platforms were most popular among Democrats and Republicans.
In the survey, they ask if the survey taker would support the suspension of civil rights and freedoms for the duration of the pandemic. That’s right whoever commissioned this poll wants to know if you support the draconian overreach of the government.
Read this article to find out all the questions that were asked!
This problem isn’t only today’s problem – it’s an issue that must have the future health of our nation included in the decision making process. The health of our nation’s future seems to be an afterthought in the fight against Covid from all levels of Government.
North Bay is the No. 1 growth city in Canada, while British Columbia and New Brunswick are the leading growth provinces, according to U-Haul data analyzing 2020 migration trends.