The elective surgery queue cost 1.2 million Canadians a total of $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity.
The seven-day moving average of new daily positive COVID cases has been decreasing since April 12.
Despite economic, climate and health models often being wildly inaccurate and unreliable, they are increasingly relied upon for policymaking.
If Moderna had been allowed to sell its vaccines earlier, many Canadian death and illnesses may have been prevented.
Trade liberalization could increase Canada’s economic output by up to $130 billion annually.
An OECD study suggested a 3 per cent COVID-related lifetime loss in income.
Protracted lockdowns slowly strangle the economic and social life of the country.