COVID

8:29AM
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Beware experts bearing consensus

Despite economic, climate and health models often being wildly inaccurate and unreliable, they are increasingly relied upon for policymaking.


9:36AM
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Canada’s vaccine rollout continues to lag

If Moderna had been allowed to sell its vaccines earlier, many Canadian death and illnesses may have been prevented.


9:16AM
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Three ways federal government can spur COVID recovery

Trade liberalization could increase Canada’s economic output by up to $130 billion annually.


9:21AM
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COVID will cast long shadow over future generations

An OECD study suggested a 3 per cent COVID-related lifetime loss in income.


9:03AM
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Canada’s COVID response requires more imagination and innovation

Protracted lockdowns slowly strangle the economic and social life of the country.


9:15AM
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B.C. makes progress on surgery backlog—but serious challenges remain

The provincial government contracted several private surgical clinics to help clear the backlog.


10:23AM
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Trudeau government wage subsidy program likely not worth the price tag

This fiscal year, the wage subsidy program will cost $4,100 per member of the Canadian workforce.


10:09AM
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Despite spending hundreds of billions during COVID, we seem to have little to show for it

Governments in Canada are experts at imposing rules and regulations rather than incentives.