On vaccine patents, the logic of bandits: Richard C. Owens in the Financial Post

IP isn’t the problem, it’s the solution; stealing stuff isn’t the solution, it’s the problem, writes Richard C. Owens in the Financial Post. Below is an excerpt from the article which can be read in full here. By Richard C. Owens, May 12, 2021 The US decision to support a World Trade Organization waiver of… Continue reading On vaccine patents, the logic of bandits: Richard C. Owens in the Financial Post

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

Patients need doctors to speak up – regulator wants doctors to shut up: Shawn Whatley in the Winnipeg Sun

When regulators threaten doctors for engaging in public debate, doctors go quiet and patients suffer, writes Shawn Whatley in the Winnipeg Sun. By Shawn Whatley, May 3, 2021 “Call for help.” This is one of the first rules in every advanced life-saving course. When you see someone collapse, rush over to assess and call for… Continue reading Patients need doctors to speak up – regulator wants doctors to shut up: Shawn Whatley in the Winnipeg Sun

WHO report on COVID-19 origins lacks credibility due to China

Investigations need to be independent in order to be credible, and it’s time for a truly independent, international investigation of the origins of COVID-19. We need this for the purposes of public health, and we need this for the purposes of justice and accountability. Learn more here.

Why India is shattering global infection records: Shuvaloy Majumdar on the Bill Kelly Show

The world’s fastest pace of spreading infections and the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases are pushing India further into a deepening and ever more deadly health care crisis. With a population of nearly 1.4 billion people, India’s demographic reality presents an extraordinary challenges when fighting COVID-19. MLI Senior Fellow and Foreign Policy Program Director… Continue reading Why India is shattering global infection records: Shuvaloy Majumdar on the Bill Kelly Show

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

Have we learned that medicare is broken thanks to COVID-19? Whatley on the LeDrew Three Minute Interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked how weak the Canadian health care system really is. MLI Senior Fellow Dr. Shawn Whatley joins Stephen LeDrew on the LeDrew Three Minute Interview to discuss the state of the Canadian health care system. Whatley and LeDrew explore how a shortage of hospital beds contributes to Canada’s beleaguered COVID response,… Continue reading Have we learned that medicare is broken thanks to COVID-19? Whatley on the LeDrew Three Minute Interview

Are COVID-19 restrictions leading to a growing risk of radicalization in Canada? Christian Leuprecht on Global News Radio

MLI Senior Fellow Christian Leuprecht joined Shaye Ganam of Global News Radio to discuss the growing risk of radicalization in Canada. Economic hardship, rising frustrations over lockdown measures and increasing social isolation have created an ideal environment for fringe elements to take root. Leuprecht and Ganam discuss the proliferation of these groups and how Canada… Continue reading Are COVID-19 restrictions leading to a growing risk of radicalization in Canada? Christian Leuprecht on Global News Radio