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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

PECKFORD -- This reliance on the ‘China challenged’ World Health Organization, and now increasing our reliance on China itself, is very troubling

Alberta Premier, and UCP leader, Jason Kenney

It isn’t just me. Thank God! 

I was getting a little concerned for a while.

But thankfully there is Rex Murphy, David Solway and Spencer Fernando to turn to.

Alberta, through its Premier (Jason Kenney), has made it clear that if other western countries have approved a certain test for the Wuhan Virus, his Government would use it notwithstanding Health Canada’s lack of approval.

Sadly, so many Canadians just swallow hook line and sinker whatever comes out of the mouths of so-called Federal experts.

I chaired a Federal expert panel on Diabetes a few years ago. Oh, the bureaucracy!! I say no more.

Many years later do you think it is better?

Look, unless Health Canada can clearly scientifically explain what is wrong with certain tests -- approved by reputable health agencies like the FDA, European agencies or Australia -- I say use them.

This is getting a little ridiculous.

This reliance on the ‘China challenged’ World Health Organization (WHO), and now increasing our reliance on China itself, is very troubling.
Meanwhile, Alberta sends medical supplies to British Columbia (don’t dare mention BC trying to block Alberta oil from tidewater) ... and that ugly USA (the description I hear from most Canadians), though it’s military, is helping out Italy.

World Health Organization's (WHO) Director 
- General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
I hope the Federal Government won’t try and falsely usurp some power on this one, given they break their own Canada Health Act every day, with over 5 million Canadians without a family physician.

Tis a strange world we live in. 

In 1972 Brian Peckford was first elected, as a Progressive Conservative, to the Newfoundland Labrador House of Assembly. He became Premier at the age of 36, and held the leadership of his party and government from 1979 to 1989.

Since leaving politics, early in 1989, Peckford has conducted public inquires for the governments of British Columbia and Canada, has served on numerous Boards including the CBC, and has been active in public affairs.

Since 1993, he and his wife Carol have made British Columbia their home; they now live in Parksville, on Vancouver Island. He blogs at Peckford 42.


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