OPINION: It’s time to follow the scientific method - and re-evaluate Canada’s COVID approach

Did you know that the average age of Canada’s COVID-19 deaths in 2020 was almost 84 years, while the average age at death in Canada in 2019 was only 76. You would think that these Statistics Canada data published on June 1 would give politicians, public health officials, and the media reason to re-examine the […]

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FUREY: New Canadian study breaks down ‘ineffectiveness’ and harms of lockdowns

Lockdowns are accomplishing little benefit, but colossal damage. That’s the conclusion of a research paper by Simon Fraser University Economics Professor Douglas W. Allen, who concludes «it is possible that lockdown will go down as one of the greatest peacetime policy failures in Canada’s history». Professor Allen’s paper is an examination of over 80 research […]

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‘We have to learn to live with’ COVID rather than react to numbers: Top public health expert

It’s time to broaden the conversation in Canada around COVID-19 from one focused on just the daily case numbers to one that’s about maximizing the overall health and well-being of society. That was one of the key messages articulated by Vivek Goel, one of the nation’s top public health experts, in a wide-ranging conversation with […]

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