Hindsight Is 20/20

Image Courtesy: Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press IF hindsight is 20/20… THEN the Canadian army must be feeling pretty silly right now… BECAUSE they started tracking the coronavirus in January 2020, yet they underestimated the virus’ threat. There was a chance to curb the virus’ effect, yet it was squandered. And here we are, in theContinue reading “Hindsight Is 20/20”

Back To School, Back To Lockdown?

Image Courtesy: Allison Shelley/EDUimages IF a third of all the COVID-19 cases in Manitoba are those between the ages of 0-18… THEN surely a similar trend is occurring across the country as well… BECAUSE no vaccine has been approved for those under the age of 12. And with kids going back to school this week,Continue reading “Back To School, Back To Lockdown?”

What Will Happen After This Weekend

Image Courtesy: Allison Shelley/EDUimages IF COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in Canada and elsewhere in the world… THEN sending children back to school will undoubtedly see a massive spike in new cases… BECAUSE children under the age of 12 are still not eligible to recieve any vaccine. Meanwhile, booster shots are being discussed inContinue reading “What Will Happen After This Weekend”

Backtracking Towards Common Sense

Image Courtesy: Ketut Subiyanto/Pexels IF previous modelling showed that the delta variant would cause a surge in cases… THEN British Columbia and Manitoba must be feeling pretty silly right now… BECAUSE both provinces reintroduced mask mandates today. Case counts are rising across the country as more and more vaccine mandates are set to be implementedContinue reading “Backtracking Towards Common Sense”

Lesson To Be Learned From Nova Scotia

Image Courtesy: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press IF the election result in Nova Scotia is anything to go by… THEN the federal Liberals will have a lot of work to do in this campaign… BECAUSE they likely won’t be able to campaign strictly on their response to the pandemic. The Progressive Conservatives overturned a Liberal minorityContinue reading “Lesson To Be Learned From Nova Scotia”

The Relative Success of Tokyo 2020

Image Courtesy: Dick Thomas Johnson/Flickr IF typical Olympics are meant to, at least temporarily, inspire people around the world and provide joy… THEN Tokyo 2020 did that, at least to a certain degree… BECAUSE even with cases are rising around the world, especially in Tokyo and Japan which caused mixed emotions among the Japanese public,Continue reading “The Relative Success of Tokyo 2020”

Loosening COVID Restrictions

Image Courtesy: Michael Burrows/Pexels IF cases are rising across the world as a result of the delta variant… THEN perhaps someone should re-think the Canada’s decision to relax border restrictions… BECAUSE it won’t end well, especially as a potential fourth wave (which one epidemiologist says has already begun) will hit youth and/or the unvaccinated theContinue reading “Loosening COVID Restrictions”