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Dr. Brendan Hanley

COVID here for the long haul, Hanley says

There was little news on the pandemic front during Wednesday morning’s weekly COVID-19 briefing .

By Tim Giilck on April 8, 2021

There was little news on the pandemic front during Wednesday morning’s weekly COVID-19 briefing .

Dr. Brendan Hanley, the chief medical officer of health, was flying solo at the event, as the territorial election continues to keep cabinet ministers out of circulation.

Hanley said the two cases involving variants of the Corona virus have both recovered and there are no new cases.

The two cases involved the B.1.1.7 “United Kingdom” strain that has begun to be the most common of the COVID-19 variants that have appeared over the last few months.

Hanley said he is still watching what’s happening in other jurisdictions carefully, particularly such hot spots as Ontario, which is now under a stay-at-home order.

Once again, he repeated his prediction we will be living with COVID for years to come. Eventually, it might become a part of life, such as influenza and the common cold.

Hanley also said he believed the vaccination program is likely to become a permanent or semi-permanent part of life.

His best guess is that regular vaccine boosters will become routine, since it’s not yet known how long the current versions of the vaccines will last.

Hanley said he believes the immunity granted from the Moderna vaccine will last a minimum of six months and likely longer.

However, the vaccine formulas may need continual tinkering to fight off the virus variants that are largely responsible for the third wave outbreaks across Canada.

That’s probably not good news for people looking for a loosening of restrictions, Hanley said.

He recently received a letter from a Yukon resident asking about the restrictions. The same letter-writer reminded him of the need to offer some kind of tangible reward to the public, who have been very co-operative with the pandemic health measures and the vaccine rollout.

Hanley said he didn’t have much good news on that front. The election campaign is preventing any major changes in approach at the moment, creating a holding pattern.

He presented no real timeline of when restrictions could be introduced until a new government is sworn in and consulted with.

Hanley also said he continues to have no concrete figures as to when herd immunity in the Yukon could be reached following vaccines.

As of last Monday, 37,193 doses of the Moderna vaccine had been administered in the Yukon. This number includes 23,954 first doses and 13,239 second doses.

By region, the percentage of residents who have received a first dose is: 70 per cent in north Yukon; 79 per cent in west Yukon; 52 per cent in central Yukon; 59 per cent in southeast Yukon; and 70 per cent in Whitehorse.

By region, the percentage of residents who have received a second dose is: 60 per cent in north Yukon; 70 per cent in west Yukon; 41 per cent in central Yukon; 53 per cent in southeast Yukon; and 30 per cent in Whitehorse.

As for enforcement statistics, the government had received 1,684 complaints as of Tuesday:

• Failure to self-isolate: 954

• Gatherings over 10 inside or 50 outside: 44

• Failure to transit through the Yukon in 24 hours or stay on their designated route: 449

• Businesses failing to comply with orders: 15

• Failure to abide by declaration form: 35

• Failure to wear a mask: 146

• Failure to physically distance: 41.

There has been one new charge since March 30, issued by Civil Emergency Measures Act (CEMA) officers (failure to wear a mask).

There has been a total of 71 charges and 56 people charged under the CEMA.

• Number of total incoming travellers: 76,122

• Resident travellers: 20,477

• B.C. residents: 16,181

• N.W.T. residents: 513

• Other approved jurisdictions: 1122

• Non-residents staying: 14,098

• Non-residents transiting: 23,634

• Other: 97

• Decals distributed indicating out-of-territory vehicles allowed in the Yukon: 384.

Comments (48)

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Bad Robot on Apr 12, 2021 at 11:29 am

Pay me over 700,000 a year and Covid will be here forever... I will even hire Dire Straits to sing the Covid theme song... Money for Nothing...

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Roy on Apr 11, 2021 at 10:14 am

I never want the YP Cons to win. Ever. But if they do, I can't *WAIT* to see what all of you whiners do, and then nothing changes. When they do like the Liberals, and follow the advise of the CMO (who is a Doctor btw, unlike all of you, who are not.)

So bluster away. It's amusing. Your overlords will do the exact same thing, if only to ensure Covid doesn't return to the Yukon on their watch. Who are you going to blame then?

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Douglas Martens on Apr 10, 2021 at 7:12 pm

Most of us are not children anymore and quite capable of determining the risks we are willing to bear, and the language used by the state is so condescending as to be absurd. “You must”, a favorite of the local variant of “government” here in the Yukon of Canada has got to be the pinnacle of the absurd. Who do they imagine themselves to be, anyway, our parents? Someone once commented on a Yukon newspaper article: ” May I go outside and play now daddy?” I thought that was a classic, worthy of winning the internet that day!

It is true that a large proportion of the population is either too lazy or too dull to do any thinking for itself, and prefers to have an authority figure make the decisions for it. This is an unfortunate reality of our time, and for those of us who differ with these status decisions, the frustration and anger is growing by the day.

Sensing this pent up frustration, the authorities are beginning to panic and are throwing every scare tactic they can think of at the viewing audience, because the simple fact is that their “authority” does not exist at all except in the minds of the people, as they themselves well know, and additionally, as their financial support base is continually being eroded by their own foolish financial diarrhea, and restrictions on wealth creation, they are terrified by the prospect of what will happen when the cupboard is finally bare, and all those people who believed in them turn into a ravening mob of enraged and disillusioned rebel zombies!

Suddenly, I believe, the lights will come on and people will begin to see, like a teeming herd of deer in the headlights on a foggy road, what the authorities have done to our countries, our children, our lands and our souls. It has happened before and will happen again. Hopefully, the right individuals will be the ones blamed, and duly punished...

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What The....? on Apr 10, 2021 at 3:34 pm

We need to elect a conservative government and open up the borders!!!
It's working really well in Alberta.....

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Root River on Apr 10, 2021 at 3:32 pm

Sunje Petersen equating trying to keep our health care system from being overloaded during a pandemic to the Nazis killing millions is why I come to the Stars comments sections. It's like a sneak peak into the fevered minds of the InfoWars crowd.

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TheHammer on Apr 10, 2021 at 2:43 pm

AI@ Interesting, sounds like you have looked in the mirror of my comments, seen your own reflection, and thought it was me! fascinating.

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GT on Apr 10, 2021 at 2:17 pm

The LibGov is ‘following’ Brendan Hanley’s shifty ramblings that are heading towards permanent restrictions, and Trudeau’s ‘great reset’ plans.

In the meantime, mainstream media is silent or even actively censoring renowned medical scientists who advocate tried and true solutions. You won’t see the following interview on mainstream media:

“Epidemiologist: We could have reached natural herd immunity in 6 weeks”
“In an interview with Alliance for Natural Health International, epidemiologist Knut Wittkowski, Ph.D., says shielding the most vulnerable from a virus, while letting the infection run its course through healthy populations, is the fastest way to achieve herd immunity.”

https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/epidemiologist-we-could-have-reached-natural-herd-immunity-in-6-weeks

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Dave Ferrier on Apr 10, 2021 at 12:16 pm

Oh Dan Davidson, you are right and so much better than everyone else because you use your last name.

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JohnW on Apr 9, 2021 at 10:48 pm

@DanD ...Canadian company LifeLabs www.lifelabs.com developed an internationally recognized antibody test for Covid immunity. Millions of tests have been done. However the CMO will not permit this immunity test for Yukoners.

The CMO does not want to know what the herd immunity level is in the Yukon, otherwise he would permit immunity tests. This should make everyone question the government's agenda. It appears that the LIB gov is afraid to discover that more than 75% of us are already naturally immune to Covid, and therefore the restrictions should be ended immediately.

The Truth does not mind being questioned. A lie does not like being challenged.

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Al on Apr 9, 2021 at 10:08 pm

@Hammer. "Time and time again redundant moronic fly by night opinions get stuck on the comments page."

Hmm, interesting you would say that. I have noticed many, many from you that fit nicely into this envelope. Best you look in the mirror before chucking the first stone...

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SUNJE PETERSEN on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:28 pm

I am waiting for the day, when people will finally figure out the truth: whatever you do to be 'compliant' it will never be enough, because the goal is not to 'keep everyone safe', the goal is total oppression. The nicest people and the most fearful will be the last to understand.
Growing up in Germany I puzzled for years why so many Jews ended up in concentration camp. Why did they not run away to America when they saw the danger signs? They Nazis took it slowly, step by step, that's why.

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Mark on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:05 pm

@pro science greenie
Funny you mention Trump. The only U.S. President to not take a salary for serving his country. Hanley is not only overpaid for his job, he makes more money than you will have in a lifetime. He seems to me to be a lot like Fauchi in the states, winging it all the way and drunk on what he thinks is power. Flip Flop Fauchi and Whatever’s handy Hanley are two peas of the same pod.

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Jim on Apr 9, 2021 at 7:35 pm

@Proscience Greenie, I’m sure if someone phoned Hanley or Elliot’s office and actually tried to ask where the money is going would be treated with a dial tone. What I am more surprised is none of our reporters or news agencies have done an article on such to settle the rumours or truth to do with this size of expenditure. We seem to know how much Bonnie Henry makes, but there is a cloak of mystery around Hanley and Elliot. But until someone gives the breakdown, all we have is speculation and a very large couple of contracts. But much like our Liberal government, transparency is not high on their agenda.

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Baffled by govt BS on Apr 9, 2021 at 7:04 pm

Why are we still being held hostage by a Chief Medical Officer in this “Pandemic”? Why is the Municipal, Yukon Territorial and Federal Government still pushing this virus agenda when it has been shown there was no increase to the morbidity rate for Canada only a transfer of statistics from Flu and Pneumonia to Covid-19 for 2020? If we have our own Emergency Measures Organization, that is based on long term military experience with full operational procedures, why are we following some unelected public health officer? Are you aware that “pandemics” are public emergencies NOT public health emergencies?
Let me start with the definition of a Pandemic: is a type of epidemic (one with greater range and coverage), an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area’s and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population with a minimum morbidity rate of 7%. Our statistics did not even begin to meet those standards. A widespread endemic disease with a stable number or no infected people is not a pandemic.
Do you know we have prewritten updated “Pandemic Response” procedures that are constantly updated based on previous pandemics?
It is my understanding from a former “Head of Emergency Measures in Alberta”, Lieutenant Colonel David Redman for the first time in Canada’s history we bypassed decades of first-hand military experience in emergency measures and preparedness for some Health Officer that has not consulted with any of following organizations. In the past the following logistic partners had regular meetings with the military EMO. Energy, Agriculture, Health, Transportation Education, Infrastructure, Finance, Small business, Tourism, Information and communication. Along with coordinating with municipal, First Nations, Provincial/Territorial government, county/region/district first responders, and citizens. Government leadership, NGO’s, Industry facilities, Corporate headquarters and associates. The Provincial/Territorial government has the most important role to play and does not go to the Federal government unless absolutely needed. I am asking again, why are we following some unelected federal public health officer???
According to the World Health Organizations own Non-Pharmaceutical Public Health Measures document (updated in 2019) show that only we should only be using 5 out of the 16 interventions. Hand hygiene, Respiratory etiquette, Isolation of sick individuals, Travel advice, Surface and object cleaning are the only ones recommended. All the other measures are either conditional or not recommended at all. Yet you have implemented all 16 measures. What is the CMO’s reasoning for that?
All this government and Chief Medical Officer has given us is confusion, no accountability and continuous changing measures based on the whim of some International overlord organization.
https://pandemicalternative.org/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=cKGr5Ks-euM

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Crunch on Apr 9, 2021 at 7:02 pm

So the good Doc had to play this press conference on his own? The libs are too busy out working the trenches. What a crock. This is the best definition of social distancing we've seen yet. They wanted nothing to do with what Doc was going to say. My bet is that he votes for Kate!!

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TheHammer on Apr 9, 2021 at 5:03 pm

The comments page is like flypaper. Time and time again redundant moronic fly by night opinions get stuck on the comments page. They say the same things over and over again. Buddhist master; "Western people have strong intellects, but their minds are very poisonous." If there is a threat to our freedom or democracy it's coming from the negative delusional headbangers on the comments pages.

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Dan Davidson on Apr 9, 2021 at 3:50 pm

Re: More Lieberal Mine control to take your rights away...

Apparently you failed to notice that Conservative governments in Alberta and Ontario are following the same playbook after trying to deny the problem.

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Dan Davidson on Apr 9, 2021 at 3:45 pm

My goodness, what a lot of whiners you guys are. Too embarrassed to actually sign your names to your rants, so you don't mind looking silly. Where the bug is similar to the flu - and all the MOs have been saying this for months - is that getting stuck to avoid it is likely to become an annual event. So far we're still 15% or 20% away from the number of people vaccinated that we need to have to find out if there is such a thing as herd immunity with this one. Again, this is not a surprise if you've been paying attention. Having just spent two weeks isolating after a medical trip to Vancouver, I am well aware of how much of a nuisance this all is, but it needed to be done so we did it.

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Mark on Apr 9, 2021 at 3:13 pm

I get a kick out of the list of charges laid at end of the article. Several charged..... nobody convicted. That says a lot.

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Josey Wales on Apr 9, 2021 at 2:57 pm

Team SS must go, outta our halls and into political trash cans.

Gawd/Premier/Doc....get a trailer and start packing you are soon to get fired and hopefully run THEE Puck outta this place.
I HATE...yup...HATE liberal blowholes and their VooDoo

Team SS... spring is near here, take the team skiing for all the hard work they are alleged to have done. Cannot imagine they will have much else to do after our desks are rid of their germs on Tuesday.

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ProScience Greenie on Apr 9, 2021 at 2:46 pm

Have any of you Trump U grads thought of phoning up Hanely's office to ask, if out of the money he recieves, that he might be paying his own office, staffing and transportation costs? Just a thought.

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Kathy on Apr 9, 2021 at 2:35 pm

Recently as Hanley was talking to us like kindergarteners, he uttered “maybe we’ll never know what the number for herd immunity is”. Well the UK seems to have figured it out; they will reach herd immunity Monday April 12 (CBC The National April 8). At $720,000.00 a year wouldn’t you think Hanley could come up with the data. And maybe relay it to the public. That would be a novel idea though. Unbelievable what we’ve been tolerating.

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Yukoner1 on Apr 9, 2021 at 2:02 pm

Oh look, the million dollar man has a bunch of non answers. Interesting. A few months ago, 75% of the eligible adult population vaccinated was the goal post. Now, we don't have a goal post anymore at all. Nothing to see here folks!

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DMZ on Apr 9, 2021 at 12:33 pm

Hanley shouldn't be hypothesizing about things like booster shots when he can't say for sure. Can't the politicians tell him anything? If immunity only lasts for a less than a year even, what would that mean? By the summer the people who got the earliest vaccinations have to live like March 2020 all over again till they get their turn? It makes no sense that he would speculate about that with absolutely nothing to verify it. It's like the medical officials have no common sense.

Oh, excuse me. Immunity could last "likely longer". This is the "evidence-based science" we're all supposed to follow. Hey, you know what, Dr. Hanley? Just because you have a half-hour booked in front of the microphone, doesn't mean you have to fill it all with words.

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SH on Apr 9, 2021 at 11:59 am

Seems like winter is here for the long haul as well...

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GH on Apr 9, 2021 at 11:39 am

The pattern is clear: Hanley will keep moving the goal posts until we're in permanent restriction mode, as in permanent pandemic, and he'll forever be fiddling with 'variants'. And the Liberals are the tools for that agenda, leading to the 'Great Reset' advocated by Trudeau.

No thanks. We need to preserve our constitutional rights to save our democracy.

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Oya on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:20 am

Setting us up for more restrictions in the future...

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Jom on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:24 am

Oh so there it is..... completely mislead the public and lied about everything. “ once herd immunity is reach we will open up the borders” now the truth comes out.... you had no plan to open up at all. Now your blaming it on the election and political stuff. Unreal.

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Lost In the Yukon on Apr 9, 2021 at 12:21 am

WTF ... “ He presented no real timeline of when restrictions could be introduced until a new government is sworn in and consulted with.
Hanley also said he continues to have no concrete figures as to when herd immunity in the Yukon could be reached following vaccines.”

If it wasn’t so sad it would be laughable. He has no problem limiting everyone’s freedoms and no intent on returning them.
What is it they say about absolute power?

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Sheepchaser on Apr 8, 2021 at 10:18 pm

We knew this a year ago. This is not new information. Also, I find it concerning that Hanley is openly admitting his decisions are run through a political filter. Guess my assumption that decisions were being made on medical evidence, modeling and the best available science were a mistake. Is that all we’re getting for his enormous salary?

Ugh. Another head into wall banging moment. I thought at least this guy was legit. Gross. YG really is an embarrassment through and through.

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JohnW on Apr 8, 2021 at 7:28 pm

Canadian company LifeLabs www.lifelabs.com developed an internationally recognized antibody test for Covid immunity. [not to be confused with the faulty PCR test for Covid infection] Millions of tests have been done. However the CMO will not permit this immunity test for Yukoners. The CMO obviously does not want to know what the herd immunity level is in the Yukon, otherwise he would permit immunity tests. This should make us question what the government's real agenda is. It appears that the LIBgov is afraid to discover that more than 75% of us are immune to Covid, and therefore the restrictions should be ended immediately. Mask use and vaccination should be a personal choice. This government thinks they can keep controlling our lives with their endless "emergency restrictions", but it's time to tell them NO, we can decide what prevention measures we want to take for ourselves and our families. End the restrictions, vote for change.

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Max Mack on Apr 8, 2021 at 7:25 pm

"we will be living with COVID for years to come"
"That’s probably not good news for people looking for a loosening of restrictions"
So, in short, Hanley is saying restrictions in perpetuity.

No and no. Living under the continual jackboot of CMoH tyranny? I don't think so.
I challenge the next government to find the political will to end this fake emergency in the next 45 days. It is well past time . . .

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Rick S on Apr 8, 2021 at 6:22 pm

Brendan Hanley is becoming a danger to you, your family and your community.

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Give it up Dr. Hanley on Apr 8, 2021 at 6:05 pm

1,684 complaints, 56 charges. Sounds like there is a small army of civillian covid cops with CEMA on speed dial. It must really kill their joy to know that only one in 32 of the times they report their neighbours, a ticket results. Bunch of losers.
Will Dr. Hanley continue to get his $720,000 a year? After all, 'we will likely be living with covid for years to come'! Booster shots will have to be administered! Rules will have to be made up!

There are 9,000 people under the age of 18 in the Yukon who have been deemed to not need vaccinations. Add this to the 24,000 who have had at least one vaccine, (most of whom have had two and the rest likely will have had a second shot within a few weeks). That means the adult population is 73% vaccinated.

The moderna vaccine is 92% effective, 14 days after the first vaccine. Google it. I did. We normally have zero cases in the Yukon. I would say we are in a very good position to return to absolute normal inside the territory. Full restaurants, events, no masks, etc. Even if we keep controls on our borders for a little while longer - isolation if you travel, no tourists for a bit longer etc.

If those 27% of adults who feel safe not getting vaccinated get sick, so be it, they can go to the hospital. There will be room for them. Almost none of the 75 or so cases so far have needed hospital care. Any argument that our healthcare system will be 'overwhelmed' is BS. The people who would rather risk getting sick should not be holding up the rest of us. They are not worried about themselves, and their illness will not have much of an impact on anyone else.

We need way better leadership on this file. Dr. Hanley and the Liberals have no vision for minimizing the reduction in our rights and freedoms. It does not seem to occur to them that this is a problem.
There are a few loudmouths who carry on about how they are the 'responsible ones following the rules and keeping everyone safe', but the reality is we have all been towing the line and the majority of us are quietly fed up.

I hope the next government starts off by reviewing Dr. Hanley's contract.
The sooner we get back to normal, the better.

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Just saying on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:48 pm

Have you ever noticed there are more out of town license plates in the Yukon especially Whitehorse and as long as we have air covid and scary north flying we will never get rid of this epidemic.

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BnR on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:45 pm

So none of the leaders have expressed any intention of deviating from the course laid out by our health care professionals.
Where does that leave the anti-vaxxer whataboutmyfreeeedums crowd?
Just not going to vote?
Have a tantrum?
Watch infoWars reruns?

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Matthew on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:23 pm

It's not scaring anyone anymore.. you've used up your life lines.. do some simple math..
22,000 dead from 1,000,000 cases..
1,000,000 cases out of 38,000,000 people..
Drug use is on the rise,
Alcoholism is on the rise,
Food bank use is on the rise,
Homelessness is on the rise,
Bankruptcies on the the rise,
Foreclosures and business foreclosures on the rise,
All because of 22,000 dead, with 85+% being the elderly with several other underlying diseases.. now think about that logically, really think about that without any political sides..

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bonanzajoe on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:03 pm

So, now the doc is telling us that the vaccines are only temporary - 6 months or possibly more. That's not what we were told at the beginning of this hoax. So, is the doc also telling us that we had better get used to wearing masks for the rest of our lives and keep our distance? Then doc, how about telling us just what you really mean? If I had of known this before, I would not have taken the vaccine. As for now, I will just take my chances. The mask is going to come off. And let's see how the public reacts when the gestapo tries to wrestle down an 80 year old senior citizen and drags him off to jail. They might want to view that video of Pastor Pawlowski of Edmonton for a refreshment course.

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Dave on Apr 8, 2021 at 4:21 pm

Whatever happened to ‘2 weeks to flatten the curve’ the experts told us would do the trick well over 1 year ago now? One way or other the current restrictions are going to have to end, I for one refuse to continue to live my life like this. If you’re scared and want to, you can stay inside in a shell for the rest of your life but I’m not going to. If the vaccines aren’t effective, you can then literally give me liberty or give me death! There aren’t enough cops in the Yukon to stop us all and I’ll dare them to try and stop a revolt by the people who are fed up.

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Waste of Space on Apr 8, 2021 at 4:08 pm

Really! No concrete answers about herd immunity. No plans. No nothing but doom and gloom. Will the Yukon become a park? Just government and municipal employees and FN people? If that's the case we are out of here.

Unforgivable cluster f*%$^&

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Heather on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:57 pm

I know businesses are suffering. I know that those who don't work in the private sector have it pretty good. I know there is international pressures for Yukon to open the boarder again and people are frustrated. I am not saying their concerns are not valid, but do you think you would feel the same way if you just lost your child? Your partner? Your parent? Your grandparent to Covid 19? Do you think if you had Covid and were suffering from the effects of long covid you would feel the same?
We are so incredibly lucky to live in the north. We have the space to roam and be free. We are not confined to a condos in large city centres. We have not been put on stay at home orders and for the most part we don't have to fear everyday the we will get covid due to little or no cases in Yukon.

I thank everyone who wears a mask, who stays home when they don't need to be out, who respect the measures put in place. I am thankful to everyone who is keeping things going and lending a helping hand to those who need it when they can.

Sure I would like to travel, sure I would like to see my family but right now I can't. I also can't receive the vaccine because I just finished my last round of chemo and radiation for stage 3 cancer. I also know I would be a goner if I contracted Covid-19. So for some of us it is the difference between life and death, and I know last November when cases were increasing here while the bubble was open, I cried every night not knowing if or when I would catch it. So when you are complaining that your Civil Liberties are being taken away, be thankful about all the things you don't have to worry about on a daily basis. Be thankful you are not being mandated to go to war, that our country has food and programs to assist people. Be thankful for all that you have in this life and think about those in the world who truly are without.

So thank you to all those who are doing their part.

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Al on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:53 pm

I guess if I was making what Hanley and Elliot are making a year during Covid I wouldn't want to see restrictions lifted too soon either. These figures were taken from the YG official Contract Registry - Elliot $866,442.34; Hanley $727.515.44, both contracts initiated 1 April 2020. Period one year. Snort, snort - the pig trough is open.

Must be nice...hmm

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Juniper Jackson on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:52 pm

No surprises there.. blah, blah, blah. Tam run out of new material for Hanley?

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Jack Johns on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:38 pm

Lol. You guys have been duped. Masks forever? Permanent vaccinations? You guys can have all this BS. This was never about health but control all along. All these people did was lie to us. But the statement released today is actually true. I guess I'll never leave Canada or go to some crappy concert because you can shove your experimental vaccine where the sun doesn't shine.
This folks, is what tyranny looks like. Enjoy the ride. When will people actually question what's going on and get off your dammed phone and do something before its actually too late?

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Josey Wales on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:19 pm

Gee...is that so Premier Hanley?
Are we going to now invade Poland too?

Boosters till when ever...
Face diapers too...
Ministry updates to the subjects till when ev...
Two more generations, we just need two more generations...we are all in this together...what THE #uck happened to "almost there" ?
Goal posts move like hummingbirds... playing us like fiddles...and gaslighting bigus timus!

Not certain a mere election will rid us of this cancer, these Liberal talking heads?
"Talking 'bout a revolution.." John Lennon, dead English hippy
Everyone was Kung Flu fighting (allegedly), freedom went fast as lightning...

Hey...is it getting hotter in here? Said not enough frogs in the cauldron...or no frog ever!

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DL on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:07 pm

It’s now more than obvious that Hanley will forever be fiddling with variants to justify extending the covid restrictions indefinitely. All based on his "guess". That's not science, that's an agenda.
And the LibGov goes for that, uncritically...

Fact is, viruses mutate all the time. People's immune system adapt. Been going on for millions of years. The great majority of people with covid only have mild symptoms, or even no symptoms at all.

We need realistic HEALTH advice: good nutrition, Vitamin D & Zinc supplements, good night sleep, daily walk in fresh air & sunshine, positive attitude, are the best for boosting our immune system.

MSM and big pharma have been censoring the fact that cheap generic therapeutics such as Ivermectin are safe and effective in preventing and treating covid-19. Look up the GlobalResearch.ca article entitled “COVID Scandal: Feds Ignored 2016 Law Requiring Use of Real World Evidence”.

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Rod on Apr 8, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Hanley believes. Hanley suspects. Hanley thinks.
How about Hanley is 100% sure!
I'm getting a bit sick of this! I took both 1 and 2 Moderna vaccines but only to find out it may not be good for the new strain of virus! Wonder if we will ever get the full truth?

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JSM on Apr 8, 2021 at 2:03 pm

More Lieberal Mine control to take your rights away...
Sad that it is so effective.

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