De grandes bannières de pharmacie se sont portées volontaires à venir en aide au système public qui est près du gouffre.
Instead of inflexible rules that dissipate limited resources, we need focus: a careful assessment of where restrictions have the most impact, and where rapid testing can be best used to fend off outbreaks.
Les tests et le dépistage de la COVID-19 au Canada ont jusqu’à présent été globalement médiocres.
December 17, 2020 | 10 min. | Pierre Nantel (QUB Radio) Interview (in French) with Miguel Ouellette, Director of Operations and Economist […]
It’s not the headlines that kill, it’s the many burdens caused by lockdowns that render small businesses unprofitable.
The Quebec government has announced stricter lockdown rules before the holidays. Yet repeated lockdowns, even if partial, are likely to inflict the effects of an economic depression on SMEs rather than those of a simple recession. This Economic Note prepared by Peter St. Onge in collaboration with Maria Lily Shaw paints a worrisome picture.
The massive spending increases, especially by the federal government, on things that have nothing to do with the pandemic, and the overly restrictive lockdowns by provincial governments, are not reasonable at all.
Pandemic’s damage to the economy and to our mental and physical health could have been greatly reduced if our health-care system was more efficient.
Our health care system is hard-pressed to withstand the repeated blows of the pandemic. One of the issues highlighted by the health crisis is the urgent need for more hospital beds, as Canada lags behind many other countries in this regard. This research paper prepared by Peter St. Onge in collaboration with Maria Lily Shaw, proposes some concrete solutions.
November 19, 2020 | 10 min. | Richard Martineau (QUB Radio) Interview (in French) with Miguel Ouellette, Director of Operations and Economist […]