So here is an example of how a real country does things. My nephew attends the University of British Columbia. When they shut down in March he flew home to LA for the summer. He needed to return last month. They are still holding classes remotely, but he didn’t want to risk ...
.. losing his student visa by being away too long. So he drove up from LA. When he got to the land crossing, and showed the Canadian immigration guard his student visa, the guard proceeded to quiz him for five minutes and where exactly he was going, what he was studying, why ...
.... he was returning that day. ... anything to trip him up in case he was just trying to go to Canada to screw around. He was required to quarantine in his apartment for 14 days when he got there. He was not allowed to stop at a grocery store. He would have to order food in ...
.... Canadian immigration said they would check on him randomly to make sure he was in his apartment, and they did. He had a landlord who graciously cook him a lot of meals, but the Canadian government also called him to make sure he was OK during the quarantine and if he ....
.... needed anything. This is how a REAL country deals with a pandemic. This is why deaths in British Columbia were measured in hundreds and not thousands. What happens when you don’t have dim bulbs who pervert the concept of “freedom” as an excuse to ignore science and do ...
.... whatever they want in a pandemic to make a political statement. Does Canada have it share of #covidiots? Yeah, I don’t know how any country could avoid it. But they’re a pretty good example of what you can do when most people are growing in the same direction.

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