In a speech broadcast on television on December 4, Brian Pallister, Premier of the Province of Manitoba, Canada, spoke to implore the population not to gather for the holiday season .
Brian Pallister: “I’m the guy who steals Christmas.”
“We have to save lives (…). I’m the guy who has to tell you to stay away on Christmas and the holidays whether you celebrate religiously or not, whether you normally celebrate with your family, your friends where you share and create memories. I’m that guy, announces the politician, obviously very emotional before continuing, I’m the guy who steals Christmas to keep you safe, because you have to do it now. safe, protect each other, love each other, take care of each other. There are so many ways to do this, but don’t get together at Christmas, “pleaded the Premier of the Province of Manitoba. “You don’t have to love me. I hope that in the years to come, you respect me for having the courage to tell you the right thing to do,” insisted Brian Pallister.
The latter also had a hard tooth against those who do not take the coronavirus epidemic seriously: “If you don’t believe that Covid-19 is real, then you are an idiot. You have to understand that we are all in it. the same bag. You can’t not understand that. Isolate yourself. ” A statement that has been echoed by many media around the world.
In Canada, 423,057 people have been affected by Covid-19 and 12,777 have died.
Brian Pallister © TMC