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Jun 30th 2020, 11:07 pm
Replies: 3,220
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Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

I’m going to sound like a broken record but all the medical experts don’t agree or it would be mandatory. Sounds like you only want to hear what’s in your echo chamber right now.

BTW I have over...
Jun 30th 2020, 10:51 pm
Replies: 3,220
Views: 136,232
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

Because they are exposed to close contact with multiple people in a single day or looking directly into your open body cavity during an operation. Also because they are employees of the medical...
Jun 30th 2020, 8:23 pm
Replies: 3,220
Views: 136,232
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

clearly not enough for those in Canada to make it mandatory in all circumstances. There is clearly some discussion in the field as to wether they help or hinder when viewed in a holistic way.
Jun 30th 2020, 5:01 pm
Replies: 3,220
Views: 136,232
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

I would think if Covid has taught us anything it is that just because a government / government agency says something it doesn’t mean it is true or even accurate.
Jun 30th 2020, 4:22 pm
Replies: 3,220
Views: 136,232
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

the issue is that PPE is at the bottom of the hazard control hierarchy and is always considered a last line of defence. In of itself it never provides sufficient control and is absolutely not a...
Jun 30th 2020, 4:02 pm
Replies: 3,220
Views: 136,232
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Coronavirus

I think the analogy with drunk driving is a little strong but take the general point. Plus I find in North America it isn’t nearly as much a social taboo/punished sufficiently as it is in UK.
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Jun 29th 2020, 9:07 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: UK Quarantine Lifted?

but presumably you would have to transition through a major airport like the rest of us unwashed masses. A certificate would in all tenses be useless the moment your left your small town.
Jun 29th 2020, 7:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: UK Quarantine Lifted?

would mean I can attend my brothers wedding in October. Can work from home in Canada but can’t attend wedding from parents house in uk.
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2020, 2:29 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 5,838
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Cost of living in southern ontario

i often find this is missed by many especially renters. Yes rents are expensive in the big cities but unlike uk, renters don’t then have to pay council tax equivalent.
Jun 29th 2020, 4:02 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: UK Quarantine Lifted

”The changes will also let foreign tourists visit the UK, giving a boost to the beleaguered hospitality sector.”
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2020, 3:51 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,838
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Cost of living in southern ontario

because for some the salaries are significantly higher here in Canada.
Jun 27th 2020, 3:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Becoming Dependant Again

yes they meet definition of dependent child:

from...
Jun 27th 2020, 2:31 am
Replies: 2,292
Views: 186,557
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Groceries

for chicken learn to butcher a whole chicken into meat portions, way cheaper per lb to buy whole than chicken portions
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2020, 5:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Studying in Canada

Sorry I don’t understand the question.
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2020, 12:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Studying in Canada

bachelors degrees in Canada are typically 4-years in length opposed to the three years in the UK. I know those at UBC are anyway. At UBC you spend your first year doing general engineering based...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2020, 1:47 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

i would look more here
https://ourworldindata.org/excess-mortality-covid
excess deaths provide a bit more of a normalization against different testing rates and reporting of Covid deaths
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2020, 1:01 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

just because someone has a higher risk tolerance / are in a lower risk group does not necessarily mean they won’t obey the rules.

A single 25-yr old with no medical conditions choosing to fly to...
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2020, 10:25 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

one thing to consider however is that the latest data shows BC had hundreds of excess deaths in the time period up to 2 May. Between March 15 and April 25 there were 372 excess deaths of which 99...
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2020, 10:08 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Jun 24th 2020, 9:59 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,810
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Should BC consider a name change?

but BC is now a thing. It is a province of Canada and needs a name, and no name for the province existed previous. If you were arguing for renaming cities and towns there is a case to make but not...
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2020, 2:19 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

I think given the second part of FLs name the last bit about Yorkshire was a little joke. Maybe not and the wars of the roses still has a deep impact for FL but more likely a joke
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2020, 12:18 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

It is easy politics to close the border and blame the problem on ‘foreigners’.
Jun 24th 2020, 12:03 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 4,328
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Going for a latte in the new normal

Health authorities never intended to reduce the infection rate to zero, which is impractical even with a vaccine. The message we were told was these measures were required to flatten the infection...
Forum: Canada
Jun 22nd 2020, 12:34 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,207
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

no, no news but BC has been very strict about the quarantine so I’m not expecting it to be relaxed anytime soon.

We will likely enter stage 3 this/next week in which the BC government will remove...
Jun 21st 2020, 2:01 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,810
Posted By Engineer_abroad

Re: Should BC consider a name change?

i generally agree but I don’t think helping the majority (white people) feel better about themselves (aka Were not racist we changed the name of the province) is meaningful.
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