BONOKOSKI: Sorry Canada, expert economist says ‘worst is yet to come’

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Discussion posted by: itzfitzhere

The only news these days is bad news. It’s a constant parade as COVID-19 continues to tank Canada’s economy, pile up unemployment statistics like cordwood, and stress out the health-care system as never before. Every day, there are scores of new deaths across the nation, 90% of them over the age of 60, which gives a morbidly new definition to what has been described as the golden years. Now, as if new bad news is needed, the non-partisan Macdonald-Laurier Institute think-tank took a deep dive into the month of March and concluded the COVID-19 policies on jobs as directed by our collective governments is “much more terrible than forecast and bound to get worse.”