Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

Turning the Page

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April 17, 2022

Trudeau Meets Greta, Scorns Truckers

Canadian elites have declared war on ordinary people.

April 15, 2022

Can Computer Models Predict Climate?

Guest post by Christopher Essex, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of Western Ontario.

April 13, 2022

Guts & Grit

Any society in which people are fired for not making the medical decision their government wants them to make is an unjust society.

April 11, 2022

Meet Canada’s Trampled Lady

Police horses trampled two protesters in Ottawa five days ago. One suffered a broken collarbone. The identity and condition of the other remains unknown.

February 24, 2022

Convoy Organizer Denied Bail

Cheerful non-violence: no bail for you. Drive your jeep into protesters: out on bail in less than 72 hours.

February 22, 2022

Free Tamara, Trucker Convoy Organizer

How long will non-violent protester Tamara Lich be kept behind bars?

February 20, 2022

Rock Star Truckers

Members of the public are showering the truckers with thanks. And with food, fuel, and cash.

February 14, 2022

Veterans Stand on Guard for Freedom

This morning, at 11am, armed forces vets assembled in front of Canada’s Parliament in support of the truckers’ freedom convoy. Tears were shed as members of the public thanked them … Continue reading

February 11, 2022

Dispatch from Ottawa

I’m currently in downtown Ottawa in the midst of the truckers’ freedom protest. Many of the people here are from small communities. There are so many stories, so much to … Continue reading

February 9, 2022

Northern Miracle

The Truckers Freedom Convoy is being called the ‘Northern Miracle’ south of the border. Here a ‘black dude from New York’ gets on the horn with ‘a white brother from Saskatchewan.’

February 6, 2022

What’s It Like to Have Truckers Protesting Outside Your Door?

The truckers are organized, disciplined, and magnificently competent. Read a firsthand account from someone who resides in downtown Ottawa.

February 4, 2022

Trudeau Denies Truckers Fair Hearing: News Report from India

Indian news channel says public support for truckers is overwhelming, but Canada’s Prime Minister has responded with scorn and disrespect.

February 2, 2022

The Mechanic in the Freedom Convoy

Embedded with the truckers. Repairing their rigs. Telling the world what he sees and hears.

January 31, 2022

Dispatch From Canada

For the first time in two years, millions of people feel a sense of hope.

January 29, 2022

Canadian Truckers: Fighting for Freedom

Truck drivers have kept our supermarkets stocked & hospitals supplied during this pandemic. The Canadian government is now threatening their jobs. 

January 26, 2022

300 Published Reports of Vaccine Linked Medical Problems

Eight Hispanic boys treated for heart inflammation at a Miami children’s hospital in 36 days. 18 reports of heart inflammation in Switzerland during the first half of 2021 – compared to six in the previous 9 years.

January 26, 2022

Higher Education. Science. Peer review.

Ecologist Allan Savory says students enter university as ‘bright young people,’ but ‘come out of it brain dead.’

January 24, 2022

200 Published Reports of Vaccine Linked Medical Problems

COVID vaccines are linked to inflammation of the brain & spinal cord. They’re linked to blood clots, strokes, heart problems, liver problems, vision problems, facial paralysis & skin disorders (includes photos).

January 19, 2022

100s of Published Reports of Post-Vaccine Medical Distress (Part 1)

Peer-reviewed medical journals describe extensive harm linked to COVID vaccines. When does the ‘cure’ become worse than the disease?

January 17, 2022

Melbourne Filmmaker Battles Big Tech Censorship

Watch this trailer for Topher Field’s latest documentary, then tell others about it.

January 12, 2022

Better to Laugh Than to Despair

We’re drowning in COVID absurdities. Selected satire from the hilarious Babylon Bee.

January 10, 2022

Four Football (Soccer) Deaths in Four Days

The normal rate is 7 per year.

January 5, 2022

They DID Say Vaccines Would Stop Virus Spread

The COVID narrative is changing quickly. It’s important to notice how.

January 3, 2022

67M vaccine Doses, Twice as Many COVID Infections

Canada’s numbers show the vaccines don’t stop disease spread, don’t deliver normal life.

December 29, 2021

Fired Ethics Professor Writes Book

Julie Ponesse, fired for opposing workplace vaccination mandates, explores what COVID has taught us about ourselves and our society.

December 27, 2021

From Canada, with Love

Two young musicians – from different cultural backgrounds and different genres – team up for a song called ‘Home.’

December 22, 2021

Vaccine Absurdity: Double Jabbed a Threat to the Triple Jabbed

Twice-vaccinated individuals told not to spend time with triple-vaccinated elders during Christmas. Unless everyone’s outdoors. In the Canadian winter.

December 20, 2021

Retired Doctor Explains: Why I Won’t Take a COVID Vaccine

Human rights are not negotiable.

December 15, 2021

2021: The Year Freedom Died

The right to make our own medical decisions vanished in 2021. What are we teaching the children? Obey the government or you’ll lose your job and be subject to house arrest. No due process, no hearing, no criminal conviction necessary.

December 13, 2021

New COVID Strategy Desperately Needed

More Americans have died of COVID this year than last. The vaccines don’t stop this disease from spreading. It’s time to focus on early treatment.

December 8, 2021

6 Questions About Coercive Medicine

Vaccine mandates are coercion. Governments are implementing – and citizens are permitting – a strange, immoral form of medicine.

December 6, 2021

COVID Vaccines, Heart Attacks & Pharma Funding

Are COVID-19 vaccines damaging hearts? Cardiologist says some researchers are keeping quiet for fear of jeopardizing their pharma funding.

December 1, 2021

News Story Relies Solely on Pharma Funded Doctor

When a doctor has financial relationships with 4 vaccine manufacturers, every word he utters about vaccines is suspect.

November 29, 2021

Awash in Big Pharma Funding, Expert Urges COVID Vaccines for Kids

Canadian doctor James Kellner receives $3 million from pharmaceutical giants, but is portrayed as a neutral, disinterested expert by journalists.

November 24, 2021

Say ‘No’ to COVID Vaccines for Kids (We Got a Puppy)

The chance that these vaccines will save your child’s life is nearly infinitesimal, since the risk is extraordinarily low to begin with. Guest post by a retired doctor.

November 22, 2021

Climate Activism’s Ugly Reality

You don’t improve the world via witch hunts, blacklists, and cruelty.

November 17, 2021

The Hounding of Roger Pielke Jr

Roger Pielke, Jr. is the most senior environmental studies prof at the University of Colorado in Boulder. His treatment sends a clear message to students & faculty alike: Deviate from the climate script and you will be cast out.

November 15, 2021

Ethical Moorings, Where Art Thou?

I’m now afraid of hospitals. I no longer assume medically trained individuals will behave ethically. This loss of trust will never be repaired.

November 10, 2021

Blog Resumes Nov. 10th

Currently working on other projects.

October 4, 2021

Finale: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

The case against vaccine passports. (2:15 min)

September 30, 2021

Day 24: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

‘Stop this nonsense…The vaccines are killing people. My son is dead.’ (2 mins, 30 seconds)

September 29, 2021

Day 23: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Come on, it’ll be fine. (comedy sketch, 2:30 min)

September 28, 2021

Day 22: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Dividing society into ‘the good’ and ‘the bad.’ (90 seconds)

September 27, 2021

Day 21: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

‘Dear Mom’ (2:35 minutes)

September 26, 2021

Day 20: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Coroner says 44-year-old BBC radio host died from a vaccine-induced brain bleed. (1:45 minutes)

September 25, 2021

Day 19: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Elderly woman survives COVID, dies a day after her first Moderna vaccine. (4 minutes)

September 24, 2021

Day 18: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

From Israel: the Testimonies Project (1 hr, 7 min)

September 23, 2021

Day 17: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

The conscience of Anne McCloskey, Irish physician. (9:30 min)

September 22, 2021

Day 16: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

How many careers will take a sharp turn due to vaccine mandates? (1 minute)

September 21, 2021

Day 15: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Canadian immunologist Byram Bridle addresses public rally. (3:10 min)

September 20, 2021

Day 14: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Canadian rapper: ‘Just Say No’ (music video, 4:45 min)

September 19, 2021

Day 13: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Mother in a coma, son barred from visiting her in a Canadian hospital. (40 seconds)

September 18, 2021

Day 12: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

The story of two Australians: a 77-year-old woman, a 21-year-old man. (11:15 min)

September 17, 2021

Day 11: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Confined to a wheelchair post-vaccine. (2:20 min)

September 16, 2021

Day 10: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

A brother describes his sister’s death. (1 min)

September 15, 2021

Day 9: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

New Zealand doctor Alison Goodwin wants you to be fully informed. (3:30 min)

September 14, 2021

Day 8: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Friend’s daughter receives Pfizer vaccine, develops heart problems. (30 seconds)

September 13, 2021

Day 7: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

A captain with the Los Angeles Fire Department discusses COVID vaccination coercion. (12 min)

September 12, 2021

Day 6: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Respiratory therapist. Double vaccinated. (2:15 min)

September 11, 2021

Day 5: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Musician Eric Clapton tries to make sense of his distressing vaccine experience. (20 min)

September 10, 2021

Day 4: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Ethics professor practices what she teaches. And pays a heavy price. (5 min)

September 9, 2021

Day 3: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Irish doctors speak out about COVID vaccine risks. (7 min)

September 8, 2021

Day 2: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

The widow of an FBI agent who died hours after receiving his first COVID vaccine begs us to be more compassionate. (4:40 min)

September 7, 2021

Introduction: Vaccine Voices Film Festival

Acknowledging the messy COVID-19 vaccine landscape.

September 6, 2021

Professor’s Vaccine Mandate Manifesto

‘This will be, for most Canadian faculty, the first if not the only real test of their integrity and dignity, and their purpose as scholars and intellectuals. It is absolutely essential that they not fail this test…’

September 1, 2021

Toronto Star on Unvaxxed: ‘Let them die’

Canada’s largest newspaper foments hate & hysteria toward the non-vaccinated.

August 30, 2021

Message to I’m-a-Feminist Trudeau: It’s My Body, My Choice

Canada’s Prime Minister threatens millions of women.

August 25, 2021

Australia Loses its Mind: Assaults Protesters, Shoots Dogs

Peaceful protesters met with rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray. Rescue dogs shot so people won’t travel to save them.

August 23, 2021

The Stark Math Behind Vaccine Mandates

New vaccines have a 98% failure rate after 10 full years in development. How can more than a dozen COVID vaccines possibly be ready for prime time?

August 18, 2021

Code Red Climate Hype

The United Nations is a hype machine. In the midst of pandemic anxiety, its adds more fear to the fire.

August 16, 2021

Breastfeeding Infant Dies After Mom Is Vaccinated

CDC says there’s no data about COVID vaccines & nursing infants. But its own database records the death of a 5-month-old. From blood clots. 72 hours after his mother received her second shot of Pfizer.

August 11, 2021

Two Vaccine Doses, Two Leg Amputations

Minnesota woman develops catastrophic health problems after her second COVID-19 vaccine.

August 9, 2021

When Medical Personnel Have Dreadful Vaccine Experiences

Doctors and nurses are among the thousands of individuals coping with severe COVID-19 vaccine reactions.

August 4, 2021

COVID Vaccines: What Medical People Say Amongst Themselves

Enthusiastic support is counterbalanced by concerns about Dr. Fauci, improper inoculation techniques, and unknown long term consequences.

August 2, 2021

Unity or Division? Individual Choice or State Coercion?

Prominent artist promotes brave, big-hearted petition addressed to Singapore’s Prime Minister.

July 28, 2021

COVID News You May Have Missed

Lockdowns and vaccine coercion were protested around the world this weekend, as doctors sang the praises of Ivermectin.

July 26, 2021

How Big Tech Erases History: My New Paper

Censorship by corporations is shutting down debate and obliterating parts of the historical record.

July 21, 2021

World Ivermectin Day

ICU doctors say a safe, generic drug can prevent COVID-19. Why aren’t we using it?

July 19, 2021

8 Ways in Which COVID Vaccines Are New

Should we trust vaccines that are unprecedented in so many respects?

July 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines & Forbidden Questions

Is the public good guiding government decisions? It doesn’t look like it.

July 12, 2021

Israel Not Tracking Post Vaccine Problems

Every health system in the world should be keenly interested in Israel’s adverse vaccine reactions. But the data doesn’t exist.

July 7, 2021

Israeli Doctors Against COVID Vaccines for Kids

Highly qualified medical professionals have been objecting for months.

July 5, 2021

Doctor Resigns Over Lack of Informed Consent

Israeli committee decides pregnant women don’t need to be told COVID vaccine risk is wholly unknown.

June 30, 2021

Francis Christian, Medical Hero

Saskatchewan surgeon insists on informed consent prior to children receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Health authority fires him before an investigation has even begun.

June 28, 2021

WHO: Most Kids Shouldn’t Get COVID Vaccines

Parents are urged to vaccinate their kids. They aren’t told the World Health Organization disagrees.

June 23, 2021

Canadians Aren’t Being Told About Vaccine Risks

Guest post by a recently retired doctor.

June 21, 2021

ICU Doctors Censored By Big Tech

When the grandkids ask Big Tech titans what role they played during the 2020 pandemic, the real answer will be: They silenced debate. They prevented doctors from being heard.

June 16, 2021

Delete that Tweet! Twitter Censors Journalism

Intellectual conformity leads nowhere good. Twitter has no business taking sides in any debate about how to treat any disease. 

June 14, 2021

CDC Revises Vaccine Screener 9 Times in 6 Months

2-page COVID vaccine screening form is now 9 pages long – and was updated three times in May alone.

June 9, 2021

A COVID Stricken Doctor, an Air Ambulance & Ivermectin

When a hospital refused to treat her husband with Ivermectin, a wife physician had him flown to another facility. 

June 7, 2021

Doctors, Lawyers & COVID

Hospital refuses to treat ICU patient with Ivermectin. Family hires a lawyer, secures a court order, and she recovers.

June 2, 2021

Doctors Shout from the Rooftops About COVID Miracle Drug

Accomplished, experienced ICU doctors say Ivermectin can end the global pandemic. But health authorities don’t want to hear about it, and journalists won’t report it.

May 31, 2021

Remember When N95 Masks Were Anti-Science?

Ontario, Canada began by properly protecting medical staff from COVID infection. Citing the WHO, it then reversed course.

May 26, 2021

WHO Quietly Corrects Its Own Misinformation

Dissident scientists spent a year convincing the World Health Organization that the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads through the air.

May 24, 2021

Engineered Viruses: Not a New Concern

The pandemic may well be linked to lab experiments in China. A thorough investigation is warranted.

May 19, 2021

Natural Virus or Lab Experiment Gone Wrong?

Seasoned science journalist sparks new round of debate.

May 17, 2021

Facebook Fact Checks Are Rubbish: Reading List

The world’s largest censorship machine relies on partisan fact checkers. The results are absurd.

May 12, 2021

This Blog Will Return May 12th

Currently busy with other assignments.

April 5, 2021

Reckless Journalism & the Uphill Battle to Correct the Record

Rather than behaving responsibly during a moment of crisis, the New York Times printed inflammatory, unconfirmed gossip. It fanned fear & fed hysteria.

March 31, 2021

US Senator to Facebook: Kill Free Speech Now

Intelligence Committee chairman targets private companies.

March 29, 2021

Weaponizing Scientific Expertise

Activist scientists have appointed themselves arbiters of who’s entitled to protest and who isn’t.

March 24, 2021

Glenn Greenwald Clobbers the Mainstream Media

Watching journalists closely. Calling a spade a spade.

March 22, 2021

Many Frontline Workers Decline COVID Vaccines

Concerns mustn’t be swept under the carpet.

March 17, 2021

Facebook, Fact-checkers & Medical Debate

When group think masquerades as ‘fact-checking.’

March 15, 2021

What We Know About UK Vaccine Reactions

460 people have died after receiving COVID-19 vaccines.

March 10, 2021

China: Land of the Anal Swab

Travelers to China are now subject to anal penetration by the authorities.

March 8, 2021

Who Died After Receiving COVID Vaccines? – Part 2

Part 1 is here.

March 3, 2021

Who Died After Receiving COVID Vaccines?

966 post-vaccine deaths have been reported to the CDC.

March 1, 2021

The Media is Now Malevolent

Democracy is not served by censorship, malice, derision, and denunciation.

February 24, 2021

Biogen’s Superspreader Conference: One Year Later

Boston biotech conference likely infected hundreds of thousands of people.

February 22, 2021

Climate Facts or Leaps of Faith? Governments Can’t Tell the Difference

We have no hard evidence of a crisis. Only expert opinion and best estimates.

February 17, 2021

That Laughably Wrong Climate Prediction is Now 21 Years Old

A climate scientist at a famous research unit said snow would be a distant memory by now.

February 15, 2021

9% Support: Let’s Make it Government Policy

Organizers of the Climate Assembly turned weak support for ‘less meat’ into a key finding. Climate bureaucrats are now exaggerating further.

February 10, 2021

Climate Assemblies: Faking Democracy

What colour dinner plate do you want your bread and water on?

February 8, 2021

What the Swedish Doctor Said 6 Months Ago

Be careful of your words, lest the future make a fool of you.

February 3, 2021

What Canada’s Top Health Official Said A Year Ago

Theresa Tam repeatedly said the risk was low & COVID cases would be rare. She naively trusted China & relied on the WHO. 20,000 Canadians are now dead.

February 1, 2021

The Fake Nobel Laureate & the Climate CEO

Patrick Verkooijen was awarded a PhD despite writing only half a thesis. William Moomaw was one of his doctoral advisors.

January 27, 2021

The Climate Summit’s Fake Nobel Laureate

Chemist William Moomaw has never won a Nobel Prize. But advertisements for his speaking engagements say otherwise.

January 25, 2021

4 Weird Things About the Climate Summit

When an organization can’t be bothered to describe itself accurately – but thinks you should do what it says – that’s a red flag.

January 20, 2021

Bill Gates, UN Launch New Climate Agenda

Who elected Bill Gates? Which voters, in which countries, approved these measures?

January 18, 2021

Veterans’ Home Bosses Banned Face Masks, 200 People Died

New Jersey officials waged an aggressive, anti-mask campaign against nursing home staff & ambulance crews.

January 13, 2021

The Story of America’s First COVID-19 Hotspot

Did this nursing home fail in its duties? Or did authorities do too much to hinder it – and too little to help?

January 11, 2021

Merry Christmas!

This blog will return January 11th.

December 21, 2020

We Don’t Know if COVID Vaccines Are Safe

Let us be adults. Let us be honest. At this stage, no one knows what will happen when COVID vaccines are given to millions of people.

December 16, 2020

Vaccines, Legal Liability & Learning from History

Governments are shielding vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits.

December 14, 2020

Vaccines & Informed Consent

Adverse reactions to a 2009 swine flu vaccine profoundly harmed a small minority of those who received it.

December 9, 2020

Climate Activism: How Democracy Dies

Last chance to buy tickets to this online event. 40 minutes, followed by a live Q&A.

December 7, 2020

Checking Your Blood Oxygen

Consider adding an oximeter to your pandemic medicine cabinet.

December 2, 2020

Censoring Jordan Peterson’s New Book

Junior publishing staff think censorship is part of their job.

November 30, 2020

Tickets Now Available

$15 Canadian to watch my speech, followed by a live Q&A session (approx. $12 USD, £9 UK, and €10).

November 25, 2020

UK Politicians Demand Online Censorship

Antisemitic UK Labour Party wants to police other people’s speech.

November 23, 2020

Eastern Europe’s COVID Woes

While many of these nations skipped the first wave, they’re struggling now.

November 18, 2020

Record-Breaking COVID Deaths

April 17th was the worst day for reported COVID deaths globally. Until the past two weeks. We’ve now blown past that record seven times.

November 16, 2020

Remembering the Korean War

America had good reason to be hostile to Communism.

November 11, 2020

Money, Medications & COVID

Experts with fewer financial ties to drug companies are noticeably more supportive of an inexpensive, off-patent drug.

November 9, 2020

Moving Forward

Everyday decisions by ordinary citizens matter more than who’s in the White House.

November 4, 2020

Halloween Lynching of Innocent Family

Canada’s national broadcaster is careful not to prejudge French priest’s attacker, but denounces Halloween display as racist.

November 2, 2020

Twitter: Double Standards & Advertising

Twitter earns billions from advertising. But restricts Trump tweets on the grounds they might mislead.

October 28, 2020

COVID: Worries, Weariness & Humility

We don’t know what’s coming next – and the past three months are not a reliable predictor.

October 26, 2020

Creepy Climate Conversations

Coaching children to become climate propagandists.

October 21, 2020

Honouring Samuel Paty

High school teacher is beheaded on a French street following classes on free expression.

October 19, 2020

UN on Disasters: Those Who Can’t Do, Scold

The United Nations, which failed to stop the coronavirus from spreading everywhere, and which introduced cholera to earthquake-devastated Haiti, releases a report on disaster management.

October 14, 2020

Giving a Speech and Giving Thanks

A speech I was supposed to deliver in April will be broadcast online later this year.

October 12, 2020

Pandemic Bungling Undercuts UN Goals

German study calls public transit ‘the big loser.’

October 7, 2020

Nice Idea, Shaky Evidence

Media stories about Norway winters & positive thinking lack proper skepticism.

October 5, 2020

Vaccines Are Complicated

Eager as we are for a COVID vaccine, we need to be realistic about possible harms – and a plausible timeline.

September 30, 2020

Is COVID Responsible for Only 6% of US Deaths?

When someone commits suicide, comorbidities on their death certificate don’t mean they didn’t kill themselves.

September 28, 2020

Davos and COVID-19

While our ‘thought leaders’ worried about the elderly in the year 2050, a virus that would kill hundreds of thousands of elderly people this year was spreading like wildfire.

September 23, 2020

Blog Returns Sept. 23

I’m deep diving into a new research project. There’s lots to read and lots to learn.

September 7, 2020