Many people have been asking me "what can I do to make a difference?" when it comes to stopping the excessive restrictions government has imposed due to COVID.Read more
Walter Pamic, who sits on the board for the Ontario College of Trades, joined me to discuss the impact COVID is having on the contracting industry, training and certifications in the trades, and the stark difference between the general hysteria that the media is portraying versus the reality some of our essential workers are experiencing.Read more
The Consequences of Covid are many, health education and prosperity. Our Federal government has increased debt borrowings, 10-fold this year and 10 million Canadians are unemployed and on relief. Our economy has shrunk by 39% in the 2nd quarter which is greater than Depression era consequences.Read more
Here’s just one of the many letters I am receiving from educators about the plans for reopening schools in Ontario and their many concerns about the mandating of face masks on both staff and students.
Despite their efforts and mine, neither teachers’ unions nor the government are responding to these concerns.
In the face of significant institutional shaming towards professionals who would speak out against COVID policies, I applaud these teachers for expressing their convictions and views in these challenging times.
If you agree this is something we must address, contact the Premier, your MPP, School Board Trustee and tell them it is time to talk. Democracy works best when we all use it; phone, email, or visit your elected members.
Find Your MPP: https://www.ola.org/en/members
Find Your Local Health Unit: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx
For a lot of businesses, it hasn't been COVID that devastated or severely hindered their efforts to keep people employed and provide goods and services to their community, but rather the government's continued response to COVID.Read more
We will surely see an increase in respiratory viruses come this fall and winter. This isn't something to be alarmed about, it's simply nature's course with these types of illnesses. However, this year many will claim it's a SECOND wave, instead of the fact that since the beginning of time we have a "flu season" and always will.
In Ontario yesterday we tested 23,000 people who were not sick for COVID and 115 tested positive. There were no reported hospitalizations nor deaths, all our testing did was confirm 115 people tested positive but were not sick. Lets keep things in perspective and not buy into the panic.Read more
I have created a petition calling on the government to provide the per-pupil funding it provides school boards, $12,500 per student, directly to parents so they may choose the best education arrangements for their individual needs.Read more