Ventilators


Trudeau government overpaid $100 MILLION for ventilators, gifted contract to former Liberal MP

The Trudeau government spent as much as $100,000,000 more than needed, as prices for Baylis' unapproved ventilators tower those of approved competitor Medtronic

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

MP calls for investigation into Trudeau govt's $237 MILLION contract to former Liberal MP

"My good friend Frank Baylis, who I sat with for a number of years on committee, gets a contact," said Angus. "How did that contract happen?"

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Former Liberal MP paid $237 MILLION taxpayer dollars for ventilators

Contracts given to Baylis’ company include $273,237 towards the medical contract itself, with an additional $422,946 "research contract" with the Department of Industry, totalling $696,183 in taxpayer dollars.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Former Liberal MP given $700,000 in federal cash for unapproved ventilators

Contracts given to Baylis include $273,237 for the medical contract, and an additional $422,946 "research contract" with the Department of Industry, totaling $696,183 in taxpayer dollars.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Contract awarded to former Liberal MP's company to make 10,000 unapproved ventilators

A memo from the department of health states that the ventilators, the VFC-560, are a "new" type of ventilator that "has not been approved in any jurisdiction to date."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Liberal MP angered that Quebec hospitals give priority to coronavirus cases over other patients

If hospitals receive an influx of coronavirus patients, protocol requires respirator access for them before disabled and vulnerable people.

Sam Edwards

Six front line jobs we should appreciate right now

While we are safely indoors complaining about how bored we are, there are people out there who still need to go to work even amidst this unprecedented crisis.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Doug Ford visits auto part manufacturer, delivers 1000 new respirator masks

These masks are important as they are crucially similar to the desperately needed N95 masks.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau announces 30,000 made-in-Canada ventilators in coming 'weeks, months'

It's estimated that one in six coronavirus patients become seriously ill, and that roughly one in twenty require a ventilator.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

New York's Gov. Cuomo calls for 30,000 ventilators

New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has voiced his frustrations over a lack of aid from the federal government amid COVID-19 outbreak.

Quinn Patrick

De Blasio pleads with US to send supplies to NYC

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio has issued an urgent missive to the rest of the country to send medical supplies to New York. The City barely has a week of supplies left.

Libby Emmons