Conrad Black: On COVID, and much else, Canada has taken leave of its senses

Canada’s entire COVID lockdown policy, combined with our negligent failure to obtain adequate supplies of vaccine, has been a disaster, yet the Trudeau government is still preening itself about it, and the opposition isn’t scoring. It was obvious on the available facts almost a year ago that the COVID-19 survival rate was 99 per cent […]

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YouTube suspends Ron Johnson from uploading videos for seven days over hydroxychloroquine claims

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., has been suspended from uploading videos to YouTube for seven days and had a video of a speech talking about early treatments to COVID-19 removed by the video-sharing giant. The video removal and upload ban came after two videos of Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearings he led […]

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Heart inflammation in young men higher than expected after Pfizer, Moderna vaccines: CDC

The median age of patients who experienced the inflammation after a second vaccine dose was 24, according to U. The agency said it is still assessing the risk from the condition and has not yet concluded that there was a causal relationship between the vaccines and cases of myocarditis or pericarditis. While some patients required […]

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Why I spoke out against lockdowns

I had no choice but to speak out against lockdowns. As a public-health scientist with decades of experience working on infectious-disease outbreaks, I couldn’t stay silent. Not when basic principles of public health are thrown out of the window. Not when lockdown opponents were thrown to the wolves. There was never a scientific consensus for […]

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An Inconvenient Truth: EVs May Offer A “Negligible” CO2 Difference From ICE Vehicles

When considering the amount of carbon and CO2 created from assembling lithium ion batteries, one firm thinks the difference could be «negligible». The firm, established in 2015, posted a blog entry entitled «Exploring Lithium-ion Electric Vehicles’ Carbon Footprint» this week, where they call into question a former ICE vs. Their analysis «details the tremendous amount […]

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Conrad Black: We bought into the vision of a bilingual Canada, but Quebec’s cultural elite betrayed us

Those of us who believed in a bicultural Canada and took the trouble to achieve that status personally do not regret it, but nor do we forgive the premeditated dishonesty of Quebec’s cultural leadership. Quebec’s Bill 96, which was featured in this column last week, like its predecessors, Bill 22 and Bill 101 , is opening […]

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