Ont. Health Minister Elliott: 'Have you seen Alberta?' 1

Ont. Health Minister Elliott: ‘Have you seen Alberta?’

 

Christine Elliott defended Ontario's COVID-19 response saying, 'You want to speak about who is in crisis? Have you taken a look at Alberta?'

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55 comments

  1. Cons pointing at Cons…. “Look how bad those Cons are suffering over there!” Complete failures. ALL Con provincial leaders!!!

    1. @Devon Di Marco those are rookie numbers. Gotta bumb them up. Stopping eating chips hotdogs fatty and you’ll be fine.

    2. @Devon Di Marco And how many are normally in an ICU in the country at this time of year? Without comparative data, a singular total means nothing.

    3. @Call Me Ishmael well that’s 530 additional ICU patients on top of, for lack of a better word, typical icu traffic. Common sense should tell you that number puts a strain on the health care system. Particularly in hot spots where doctors are evaluating patients to see which patients need the last space in the ICU more. Alberta’s system is so strained they’re talking about bringing in field hospitals. So I disagree completely that flat totals mean nothing. The higher the number, the greater the strain on the system.

    1. @Walter Berniko NO She has NO business poking her nose where it doesnt belong Ontario has far bigger problems than Alberta has Keep her comments in Ontario

    2. @Michael E. Ah, yes, the long-term health effect scare tactic. Let me know when you can point to published, peer-reviewed studies demonstrating that such long-term effects occur at a greater rate and at greater severity than the long-term effects caused by influenza.

      You did know plain old influenza can also cause long-term health effects, didn’t you?

    3. @howard mckilligam Correct. But politicians are in a mad scramble to shift the blame to anyone other than themselves. That includes blaming other politicians if need be.

  2. Have you seen the cohort study published in Critical Care by Chiscano-Camon et al. article number 24, 522?

  3. ……and now on to the next story. Researchers, scientists, and other experts. Have found pieces of the sky on the ground. Leading them to believe that the sky is falling…….

    1. Yeah its just the army of Karen’s watching the news.

      You know the ones didn’t work just had kids…

      Maybe some part time job once…
      Stays home all day watch daytime television.

  4. The old Torie guard have failed and a new modern Republican Conservative party is rising. This party is dedicated to full Canadian independence.

    Interested folk can respond to this post and we can go from there.

    1. @Don’t want to use your Google+ Name? Ok, we’ll ask you again later Yes I agree, you are not interesting.

  5. Christine Elliott’s comment was the inter-provincial political equivalent of yelling “SQUIRREL!” in hopes of distracting Ontarians away from the failings of the Ford PC government.

  6. Kenney UCP attempted a compromise with some restrictions but not a full lockdown. But with well more than 1,000 a new cases per day in the province, increasing numbers of covid patients in hospitals and ICUs, and them inquiring about field hospitals this compromise was not tough enough in fighting covid spread.

  7. whats the matter with Alberta? Is it scary cases? For months now the cases were surging!! Scary stuff! More testing then in april with even more cases!!! Oh my!!!!! But about those deaths, not really happening

    1. @Buck Nasty Where? That does not mean all hospitals are empty. There are some hospitals that are always busy and full, without Covid.

    2. @Randy M well they seem to be reporting that their full of covid patients…so where is the actual footage.

    1. @steven finney they’re way less occupied than usual. I’ve been to all hospitals in my area in ontario, barely anyone in there.

    2. @Stay EZ My Friends i had a medical building cleaning contract at the start of this. Intake rates dropped 70%. Lost contract for mask refusal

  8. Patients staying in the hospitals treating whatever conditions, once they got a + result from the faulty PCR test, it is counted as a COVID hospitalization.

    1. Ya…kinda wrong on that

      The PCR methodology IS pretty inaccurate

      It returns a 20% false NEGATIVE (some report 30% when tester errors are included)

      So…a positive result is significant…but a negative result…is pretty meaningless

    2. @not likely the percentage positive is low, like 3 out of 100 tests turned out to be positive in Ontario. It means out of 100 tests, 97 negative results have a certain chance to turn into a false positive. And only 3 positive results have a chance to turn false negative. Therefore false positives become more influential in creating a false reality of the pandemic than false negative.

  9. Conservatives in Alberta have dropped the ball at maintaining health infrastructure. Hospital infrastructure is crumbling and still largely controlled by the Catholic Church through Covenant. Hospitals like Miseracordia are literally falling down while the provincial mental health facilities are moldy, rat infested hell holes. This crisis reveals the chronic capacity shortage and the consequences of concentration of specialties at only one facility. Covid outbreaks have resulted in outrageous delays in critical treatment. Thanks to Kenney & his predecessors.

    1. Dont be such a liberal simp.

      The three older hospitals have had complete make overs in the 10 years in Calgary. Plus the new children’s hospital. And calgay south is also new.

      And the oldest one we had was taken down years ago.

      You literally no nothing but propaganda news headlines.

      Go away now

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