WHO and Lancet investigations into pandemic’s origins lack independence and credibility

Newly announced teams of investigators are conflicted, biased and/or China-approved Those looking for a credible independent investigation into the origins of the current pandemic, including whether the virus leaked from a lab, have expressed dismay at the WHO and the Lancet Commission’s announcements of their teams of investigators and the WHO investigation’s terms of reference. […]

Canada-U. S. border closure extended 30 days as American COVID-19 cases rise: source

OTTAWA — The Canada-U. S. border is set to remain closed well into December. A federal source speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment publicly confirmed the 30-day rollover of the closure that was set to expire on Friday. Visits such as vacations, day trips and cross-border shopping excursions […]

Nova Scotia mass killing: Gunman said COVID-19 pandemic would make people desperate

Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press Mon Nov 16 2020 15:51:38 HALIFAX — The gunman responsible for the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia sent an email in March saying he was glad he was well-armed because the COVID-19 pandemic would make people desperate “once the money runs out,” newly released court documents say. The grim […]

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:14 p.m. EST on Nov. 15, 2020

There are 295,987 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 123,854 confirmed (including 6,626 deaths, 104,848 resolved)  _ Ontario: 94,009 confirmed (including 3,361 deaths, 78,303 resolved)  _ Alberta: 39,329 confirmed (including 407 deaths, 28,321 resolved)  _ British Columbia: 20,895 confirmed (including 290 deaths, 14,901 resolved)  _ Manitoba: 10,947 confirmed (including 162 deaths, 4,070 resolved)  _ Saskatchewan: […]

Closed theatres, nervous moviegoers push Cineplex to $121.2M Q3 loss

TORONTO — Canada’s largest theatre chain is trying to quell the “severe” financial impacts of COVID-19 with a more prudent approach to ventures, new private cinema rentals and reductions to expenditures.Cineplex Inc. said Friday that it will decrease the number of new projects it pursues and continue to try to reduce real estate and payroll […]

The latest numbers on COVID 19 in Canada for Friday, Nov. 13, 2020

Canadian Press 11/13/2020The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:15 a.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020: There are 285,275 confirmed cases in Canada.  Quebec: 121,195 confirmed (including 6,586 deaths, 102,569 resolved)  Ontario: 91,180 confirmed (including 3,312 deaths, 76,238 resolved)  Alberta: 36,405 confirmed (including 393 deaths, 27,707 resolved)  British Columbia: 20,368 confirmed […]

Google mobility data suggests Sweden “socially distanced” less than other countries

By Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute 10/19/2020 As is often pointed out by pro-lockdown publications like the New York Times, Sweden has experienced covid-19 deaths at a rate above that of some of its neighbours that imposed relatively strict lockdowns, such as Denmark. What is rarely mentioned, however, is that Sweden’s deaths per million are also […]