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    The curve has been flattened. Québec went from...

    The curve has been flattened. Québec went from 1800 hospitalizations this Spring to 800 this Fall. There are plenty of beds available for COVID patients, the problem we have in Québec is the lack of...
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    That's the problem with some: They personnalize...

    That's the problem with some: They personnalize the debate, most often because they lack objective arguments. For some weird reasons, Wildtype immediately comes to mind...

    Generallly speaking, an...
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    Not even able acknowledge to that you were wrong...

    Not even able acknowledge to that you were wrong about the fatality rate... It always amazes to see the intellectual dishonesty of those denying scientific facts or elegantly ignoring them... By the...
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    No, that's false. Unless you have extremely...

    No, that's false. Unless you have extremely severe co-morbidities or several of them, young people (under 30) are not at risk. Again, look at the stats. Of the 7277 deaths so far in Québec, only 4...
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    Be careful, you're mixing the infection fatality...

    Be careful, you're mixing the infection fatality rate (IFR) with the case fatality rate (CFR). The difference between the two, is the very likely huge number of people who caught the coronavirus,...
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    That number is grossly overestimated. Latest...

    That number is grossly overestimated. Latest estimates point at 0.2%, maybe as low as 0.1%.
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    I kind of like statistics too... Talking about...

    I kind of like statistics too... Talking about stats, I've recently found an interesting one. Do you know what was the average age of Spanish flu victims a hundred years ago? Around 28 years old....
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    Like telling you where you can go, who you can...

    Like telling you where you can go, who you can meet, what you can wear and what you can do even inside your own house, that kind of stuff?!? Or maybe you're thinking of how easy it is for the police...
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    Merely two weeks ago, the Québec government...

    Merely two weeks ago, the Québec government signed a "moral contract" (their own term) with the Québec population: in their grand generosity, they allowed us 4 days of holiday parties but, in return,...
  10. Laval adds receiver Andrew Menzies from...

    Laval adds receiver Andrew Menzies from Vieux-Montréal (div. 1). He's the second father and son duo this year, although Paul Menzies didn't have the same impact as Francesco Pepe Esposito back in his...
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    Interesting article, thanks for sharing. It's...

    Interesting article, thanks for sharing. It's from Kuldorff and Suneptra Gupta, an epidemiologist and professor at the University of Oxford.

    Sweden is actually not the only western country with...
  12. McGill has finally started its recruiting!

    McGill has finally started its recruiting!
  13. Laval adds another receiver in Isaac Gaillardetz...

    Laval adds another receiver in Isaac Gaillardetz from Trois-Rivières (div. 2). Nice size at 6'3" - 200 lb.
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    Visibly, he doesn't. Visibly, he can't. ...

    Visibly, he doesn't.

    Visibly, he can't.

    Of course the fatality rate and hospitalization numbers cannot justify the sanitary measures imposed by the government, never mind their duration (at...
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    The 4-week challenge has finally been extended to...

    The 4-week challenge has finally been extended to 14 weeks or January 11th, at least. Just 3 and a half times more than what was initially announced... I'm sure the governement knew they were lying...
  16. Laval adds receiver Étienne Landry from Garneau...

    Laval adds receiver Étienne Landry from Garneau (div. 1). Je joins his brother Thomas already with the team.
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    Interesting numbers showing the sanitary measures...

    Interesting numbers showing the sanitary measures are indeed rather useless in terms of reducing the number of deaths for seniors and hospitalizations for respiratory diseases. As for closing schools...
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    Talking about pediatricians, here's an open...

    Talking about pediatricians, here's an open letter from one of them that appeared in today's La Presse. A few extracts for those who don't read French and still bother about our youth (translation is...
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    Just considering the possibility is absolutely...

    Just considering the possibility is absolutely disgusting.:mad: But who's surprised that the "I-have-no-limits-on-spending" Trudeau governement is looking at such options with the hundreds of...
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    We should protect the former and leave alone the...

    We should protect the former and leave alone the latter. But we're not doing either. Long-term care centres continue to be major cluster sites because staff is still moving around from one...
  21. Interesting article that appeared in today's La...

    Interesting article that appeared in today's La Presse for those who read French.
  22. Come on, stop scaring people and look at the...

    Come on, stop scaring people and look at the numbers objectively. Out of the 6557 fatalities that are due to coronavirus in Québec so far, only four were people under 30, certainly all with other...
  23. That's false, coronavirus doesn't kill young and...

    That's false, coronavirus doesn't kill young and old alike. Not at all in fact. In Québec, people aged over 70 account for 91.8% of the fatalities whereas people aged under 40 account for 0.0% of the...
  24. It's almost only seniors: in Québec, 91% of the...

    It's almost only seniors: in Québec, 91% of the fatalities are people over 70. That leaves only 9% for the 0-69, essentially people with other serious medical conditions (co-morbidities). For healthy...
  25. A terrible waste indeed and we can see that VERY...

    A terrible waste indeed and we can see that VERY CLEARLY in the catastrophic stats reported almost weekly on the mental health, physical health and school motivation of the youth. All are plummeting...
  26. Laval adds two offensive linemen: Alexis Dubé...

    Laval adds two offensive linemen: Alexis Dubé from Limoilou (div. 1) and Jasmin Desjardins from Rimouski (div. 3).
  27. By the way, one Québec team I'm really concerned...

    By the way, one Québec team I'm really concerned with is McGill. While Laval is already at 14 recruits, McGill has none as of yet. Not a single one. I understand they recruit more nationwide than...
  28. 3 out of 4 from division 1 if you notice. I'm...

    3 out of 4 from division 1 if you notice. I'm glad to see Concordia foraying into division 1 once again.

    For its part, Laval adds a second rare and precious DT in Samuel Cloutier from...
  29. Laval adds DT Cédric Lamontagne (Garneau),...

    Laval adds DT Cédric Lamontagne (Garneau), all-star DE Wiliam Quenneville (CNDF) and LB Charles-Alexandre Jacques (Garneau), three defensive players from their backyard (Garneau and CNDF are Québec...
  30. Laval adds LB Mathieu Proteau from Garneau. ...

    Laval adds LB Mathieu Proteau from Garneau.

    For a good wrap-up of the first few weeks of recruiting in the RSEQ, see that article from CFC.
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    Very interesting, thanks for sharing. A few...

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing. A few comments:
    - Famous Pareto's Law at work.
    - Everybody who lives in Québec has heard of the infamous karaoke party in a Québec City bar that started the...
  32. Laval adds three more recruits: Dominic Jacques...

    Laval adds three more recruits: Dominic Jacques (DL, Lennoxville), Maxime Saucier-Dionne (DB, Limoilou) and Gabriel Leblond (RB, Lévis-Lauzon). Details here.
  33. Laval has three new recruits: Frédéric Clément...

    Laval has three new recruits: Frédéric Clément (QB, Jonquière), Gabriel Loiselle (REC, CNDF) and Enzo Pepe Esposito (DL, Limoilou). Yes, Enzo is Pepe's son, a former all-star Laval DE, for the first...
  34. Jean-Christophe Vibert (OL,...

    Jean-Christophe Vibert (OL, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) to Laval, Gabriel Tremblay (LB, Jonquière) to Concordia and Éloi Bergeron (OL, Trois-Rivières) to Sherbrooke.
  35. Concordia has a few others: Yann Reynolds (RB,...

    Concordia has a few others: Yann Reynolds (RB, St-Hyacinthe), Frank Tano (REC, Lanaudière) and Bryan Nemey (DL, Shawinigan).

    Also, Bradley Alexandre Nseka (DL, André-Grasset), Simon Neil Loisel...
  36. Note that the 2021 recruiting has already begun...

    Note that the 2021 recruiting has already begun in Québec. Laval and Montréal each have one noteworthy recruit, respectively: William Naud, a LB from Notre-Dame-de-Foy (div. 1), and Gabriel Lessard,...
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    He just did.

    He just did.
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    Wow, that's a MAJOR development! I'm really eager...

    Wow, that's a MAJOR development! I'm really eager to see what kind of treatment this breakthrough study will have in the Québec and Canadian media. Probably none at all since it doesn't serve their...
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    Duvernay-Tardif skipped this season because of...

    Duvernay-Tardif skipped this season because of COVID. After a year off the field, I doubt he'll be back in the NFL. Being a doctor, I don't think the CFL is an option for him (he would lose tons of...
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    That's what the government is trying to make you...

    That's what the government is trying to make you believe through their (very efficient) propaganda to justify their unprecedented and exaggerated measures and restrictions. The reality is somewhat...
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    The anti-restrictions movement is building up in...

    The anti-restrictions movement is building up in Québec. Yesterday, Premier Legault announced that his goverment will not release the daily opinions they receive from the public health authorities,...
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    More and more scientists and doctors are sharing...

    More and more scientists and doctors are sharing this view because it's where the scientific data are heading. Saving lives in general, i.e. in all senses (medical including mental health, social and...
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    No problem. I also think the Great Barrington...

    No problem. I also think the Great Barrington Declaration is a critical development but more importantly, it's part of a movement we're seeing across Europe and North America. It all started in...
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    I don't think they do. I think they're...

    I don't think they do. I think they're overreacting because of the fear they have instilled in the general population and that the media are exacerbating by their sensationalist news and titles...
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    Me too! :eek: And to hell with all the other...

    Me too! :eek:

    And to hell with all the other problems that restrictions and sanitary measures bring along with them too, especially to the youth. For example, after the Québec government just...
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    8 to 12 months is quite optimistic... We're...

    8 to 12 months is quite optimistic... We're already 7 months into this and I see no sign that the governments are about to reduce measures and restrictions anytime soon. And no, as I've said several...
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    As I was saying yesterday about the fake...

    As I was saying yesterday about the fake pretention of the Québec government that it's OK for kids to play sports at school. Pure bullshit. The cégep Fall season (football and other sports) is in...
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    I don't know about the rest of Canada but if we...

    I don't know about the rest of Canada but if we continue down the same path, i.e. keep on losing our freedom and civil rights at the same rate we've been losing them over the last 7 months, Québec...
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    Yeah right, Spanish Flu infected 500 million and...

    Yeah right, Spanish Flu infected 500 million and killed 50 million people (10% IFR) out of a world population of 1.5 billion back then, so it infected 33% of the world population and killed 3.3% of...
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    October 1st 2020 is a sad and dark day for...

    October 1st 2020 is a sad and dark day for democracy and freedom in Canada. As of today, Québec has now officially become a police state dangerously flirting with totalitarianism. In the red zones of...
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