We empathize with Americans who are dying to escape from their COVID-ridden motherland. But please be empathetic towards Canadians, too, who are literally avoiding Americans like the plague!
Sorry to our US friends, but any found here in Canada not on business or compassionate grounds, need to be deported immediately! See lots of US plates in cottage country in Ontario! We are trying to control the spread, you're not.
Toronto Mayor John Tory says he wants a GTA-wide agreement requiring or encouraging mask use in most settings, as area mayors plan to meet virtually on Monday. “People have come to understand that the best way you can protect other people from the possibility you have the virus and are spreading it through water droplets is wearing a mask,” Tory told CP24. … ⇢ Read more
I’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for fast.ai. In late March, I decided to use public mask-wearing as a case study to show my students how to combine and analyze diverse types of data and evidence. … ⇢ Read more
#HamOnt keeps seeing an significant increase in new COVID-19 cases. Ever since I saw how guys on r/Hamilton and in local Facebook groups thumbed their noses at COVID news, I’ve been unsurprised at these numbers.
Replying to @janephilpott:
Every single day Ontario Health Data Platform is either committed to reporting faulty data or busy correcting their past data. It’s 2020 now and I doubt if data platforms elsewhere could be funnier.
Access to timely, reliable, cohesive data is critical to stop the spread of COVID-19, and save lives. I’ve accepted a role as Special Advisor to Ministers Elliott and Bethlenfalvy in the development of the Ontario Health Data Platform. t.co/HdxVkdPEQi