Just keep going....
Who is “they”? The one’s that wanted to protect old people in nursing homes from dying?
You seem to forget the oodles of dead bodies in 2020, when this disease was the deadliest.
In NS in 2020, the most people died because of an outbreak in it’s largest nursing home.
Yes, it was difficult as well for people being sick in hospitals, with and without Covid.
But never forget, this was a new virus and we didn’t have a vaccine at that time. How would you have protected the population? Of course, Canada could have it just run it’s course and not give any rules at all- than, it would have been like in Brazil, where the president denied that Covid existed. Resulting in thousands of people dying- especially the elderly. They might have died in the arms of their elderly spouse- who they then gave it to and killed them, too.
Unusual situations require unusual measurements.
Never forget this: