From @prairietara@birdsite : For any Canadians who are feeling smug about our right to safe abortion, don’t forget that Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan, is also anti-choice. How many other of our Canadian conservative politicians hold the same misogynist, anti-choice beliefs? #skpoli #cdnpoli It can happen here.
Here’s an interesting thread on how Scott Moe’s Sask Party has been dishonest to the public about what is being funded, how much funding is or isn’t changing and where the funding comes from in the provincial budget.
Using the Education Act to block public health measures. This is definitely not what the Education Act was ever intended to do.
*edit* Saskboy has similar thoughts on his blog.
from yxemd , apparently : Needless to say, this week is the worst week of covid cases so far, and Saskatchewan has been setting all kinds of covid records. And yet, this is the week the Moe government decided to loosen what little protections we have on community spread of covid. This is hitting a [Continue]
A pretty good article today from the Regina Leader Post, here’s one relevant excerpt: “Numbers no longer matter because Moe and his government are suffering from some collective confirmation bias telling them not to believe what the numbers are saying.“
Scott Moe made The Beaverton today
Pressprogress has a good article today on Scott Moe’s covid public policy blunders, from start to finish.
This is two things Scott Moe further privatizing healthcare in this province, by making what should be considered an essential part of controlling a public health disaster part of the private system, not the public system, in effect limiting testing for disease to those with economic means despite the fact that we know full well [Continue]
Keeping R_0 under one, according to Scott Moe [Dec 2020] is “a major consideration in determining public health measures” That is…until R_0 goes above one and stays there for an extended period of time…then the epidemiological models stop being released suddenly, and he stopped talking about it.