Canada’s most vulnerable being let down again: Richard Audas in the Hill Times

For those aged 85 and above—our most vulnerable population—Canada’s situation is deteriorating with its excess death rate for Canada at 18.0 per cent, dramatically higher than the other developed countries in our comparison, writes Richard Audas in the Hill Times. By Richard Audas, May 7, 2021 It’s been said that the greatest weapon we have… Continue reading Canada’s most vulnerable being let down again: Richard Audas in the Hill Times

A letter from Canada – we’re handling COVID worse than you: Brian Lee Crowley and Richard Audas in the Spectator

The situation feels worse now than it did at the outset of the pandemic, write Brian Lee Crowley and Richard Audas in the Spectator. By Brian Lee Crowley and Richard Audas, May 5, 2021  Dear Americans, We’re Canadian and, yes, we’re sorry. No, this time we mean it. You likely hadn’t noticed, but Canada has… Continue reading A letter from Canada – we’re handling COVID worse than you: Brian Lee Crowley and Richard Audas in the Spectator

Too many Canadians are dying; policymakers know too little and rely too much on crude lockdowns: MLI COVID Misery Index Update

OTTAWA, ON (April 21, 2021): Deaths from all causes remain the biggest area of concern for Canada, COVID variants are deepening the virus’s impact on the population and we are too reliant on crude lockdown measures in our pandemic response. Additionally, Canadian policy makers are having to make vital decisions based on far less timely… Continue reading Too many Canadians are dying; policymakers know too little and rely too much on crude lockdowns: MLI COVID Misery Index Update

Data on excess deaths in Canada is months behind almost every other country in MLI COVID Misery Index

View the full, updated COVID Misery Index here. Download the data for the April 21 update here. For more information, including a full methodology and analysis of the initial COVID Misery Index, click here, and view the original, non-updated Misery Index here. To find all the MLI products related to the COVID Misery Index, click here. What’s Happened Over the… Continue reading Data on excess deaths in Canada is months behind almost every other country in MLI COVID Misery Index