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Old Feb 5th 2020, 7:06 pm
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I do find it interesting how long its taking Canada to arrange flights out for Canadian citizens, must be frustrating for Canadian's in Wuhan seeing other countries evacuating citizens more quickly. US did 1 flight last week, 2 flights arrived from Wuhan early this morning, with 2 more planned Thursday.

Australia has done 2 flights so far for its citizens.

Virus might be more contagious than current data shows, virus also appears to have mutated so it can more easily spread among humans.

This virus has caused the CDC in the US to do things it hasn't done in 50 years, which is a little more concerning, do the scientists know something they haven't shared yet?

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/04/rese...ata-shows.html




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Old Feb 6th 2020, 4:52 am
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US has offered to assist Canada in getting Canadian's out of Wuhan.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/cana...th-evacuation/

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Old Feb 6th 2020, 4:46 pm
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I do wonder why, when we stuff the governmental bottomless tax coffers with our hard earned that the defence juggernaut uses to buy their expensive toys, that they apparently need to charter aircraft to transport wayward canadians, and others, who need help to leave China.
How do we transport troops when we send them to bugger up other people's countries?
Do we charter aircraft for that?
It's clear to me that we obviously don't pay enough taxes, it's clear that we need to pay much much more, and we can use it to fund an airline just in case. We could call it Air Canada, has a nice ring to it, don't you think.
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Old Feb 6th 2020, 7:13 pm
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I do wonder why, when we stuff the governmental bottomless tax coffers with our hard earned that the defence juggernaut uses to buy their expensive toys, that they apparently need to charter aircraft to transport wayward canadians, and others, who need help to leave China.
How do we transport troops when we send them to bugger up other people's countries?
Do we charter aircraft for that?
It's clear to me that we obviously don't pay enough taxes, it's clear that we need to pay much much more, and we can use it to fund an airline just in case. We could call it Air Canada, has a nice ring to it, don't you think.
It's a mystry.
The US spends huge sums of money on military and related and has huge fleets of military aircraft but still chartered civilian aircraft to do their evacuation from China, although they didn't charter comfortable passenger planes, they chartered purpose built 747 cargo aircraft and slapped in passenger seats, but they still chartered civilian aircraft and the US often uses civilian aircraft to move troops and supplies, so no surprise there a small country will smaller military capability has to charter as well.

Does surprise me a bit how long its taken Canada to arrange just 1 flight and needs to rely on the US still to bring Canadian's home. Also surprising Canada isn't using a Canadian airline to do so.

The Canadian flight is in the air finally, due to arrive in Vancouver around 8:50pm, aircraft is Hi Fly A330 9H-STY and will continue onto Trenton.

Last I saw there should be a US flight at some point also arriving in Vancouver a few hours later to drop off Canadian's before going onto the US and those Canadian's will be put on a government aircraft and flown to Trenton.

https://www.flightradar24.com/HFM322/23c7656d
















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Old Feb 6th 2020, 10:11 pm
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2 more cases in BC, related to the previously announced one earlier in this week. A man and woman in their 30's.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...date-1.5455063
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US rescue flight with Canadian's on it is on the way to Vancouver, currently flying over Japan due into Vancouver at 3am, once the Canadian's are off the plane will continue to the US.

Kalitta Air 747 aircraft 706CK flying at 27,000 feet the Kalitta flights have been staying relatively low altitude.

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another day, another useless webinar.
monotony was broken up by the person whose camera feed kept showing up at random, the person whose camera only showed the top right quarter of their face and the woman with scary scary lips.
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Old Feb 10th 2020, 7:14 pm
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another info session from Canadian government , same shit but also in French
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another info session from Canadian government , same shit but also in French
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Old Feb 10th 2020, 9:55 pm
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10 cases in Europe linked to 1 man who went to a conference in Singapore, although he never went to China, some at the conference were from Wuhan region.

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Canada should take note.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/202...antine-action/
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24 day incubation period?

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They should cancel the conferences... or at least advise delegates flying in from China / Far East not to attend.
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I suppose this could mean those going through a 14 day quarantine will need extra scrutiny for a couple of weeks when they're done.
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Visited the docs today and for the first time ever was asked whether I'd had a flu jab.
Now the cynic in me thought 'he's adding to the business profit' but the pragmatic side of me thought 'wonder if the word has gone out to do most to resist coronavirus'.
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