The libertarian claim that being ‘private’ should shield companies from government reform doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
Regulating Facebook et al. would only make things worse.
When Ontario government models project how many lives lockdowns can save, they don’t count how many lives those lockdowns take, let alone the misery and the economic costs they inflict.
It would be foolhardy to base public policy decisions on the unrealistic prospect of a quick-fix vaccine.
Such an approach would inflect relatively little harm to the economy or to the financial security so important to our sense of well-being.
The debate being played out in Britain is unique; virologists in no other country, certainly not Canada, have brought this issue out in the open.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, darling of the left, has done a service to free enterprise.
Unlike its power companies, Ontario’s gas is sold by pencil-pushers who keep their nose to the grindstone and avoid controversy.
The explosion of e-commerce takes our free road space, hurting commuters.
Half a loaf may be better than none, but there is also a full-loaf option for Canadians should Trudeau choose to finish the project his father started.