AHS Admits They Are Liars And Were Manipulating ICU Bed Data

Written By Wyatt Claypool, Posted on January 12, 2022

It is not often that the government just outright admits to having lied to its citizens but the Alberta Health Service seems to have just done that after Alberta Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw admitted that the AHS was misreporting the availability of ICU beds.

The National Telegraph was reporting on retroactive editing of ICU bed data by the AHS in September, based on the in-depth research and monitoring of historical data by retired Liverpool police officer and researcher David Dickson. 

In the below clip (the quotation in the tweet is satirical) Dr. Hinshaw describes the AHS categorizing COVID-19 patients in the hospital as being in an ICU unit when the unit they were in was not currently being used as an ICU unit.

Towards the end of the clip, Dr. Hinshaw states, “This means you will see a decrease in ICU numbers at some points in time, with a corresponding increase in non-ICU numbers,” which is a soft way of explaining that historical ICU data has been useless in evaluating the occupancy of hospitals.

Albertans should not forget that this ICU bed data, that the AHS is now openly stating that they retroactively edit due to blatant misreporting, was the basis for all the restrictions the Alberta government put in place over the past several months. It was all bureaucratic fraud and yet almost nobody noticed it happen except for David Dickson.

Dickson currently runs a cybersecurity firm in Alberta and is known not only for the quality research on the AHS but also the speeches he delivers at the Alberta Legislature at the events he organizes with his wife Karen and the Angry Albertan (Joshua Switzer-Crowe). 

David Dickson.

Dickson was able to show with the AHS’ own official data that their claims about the capacity limits and occupancy of ICU beds were either deeply flawed or completely made up. 

It was curious that when The National Telegraph would report on ICU bed data edits discovered by Dickson the data would be edited again, causing three different sets of ICU occupancy numbers to be reported for previous months, in just a 48 hour period. 

Now from Dr. Hinshaw’s own statements not only do we know the AHS and Alberta government seem perfectly comfortably outright fudging hospitalization numbers, but Dickson’s dissection of the data was accurate. 

David Dickson spoke to The National Telegraph regarding his personal experience and insight into evaluating the truthfulness of government data and official statements, stating that:

The government’s data (worldwide) from day one has been nothing short of demonstrable lies and misinformation almost daring people to challenge it but falling on deaf ears. The revising of ICU bed numbers was a lie based on a lie in plain sight – based on “case” numbers from manipulated figures that never supported the response from this or any other governments. There is a saying ‘When you hear hoofbeats, think horses not zebra’… But, if you only look for horses, that is all you will find. If only the courts, police, and other ‘protectors of society’ would just take a moment and they too would find the zebra in plain sight.

Concerned citizens all over the world should pay close attention to the way that David Dickson has been countering the government health officials’ narrative about COVID-19 by using the government’s own data to prove the hollowness of the crisis portrayed in press conferences. Lives, and liberty, depend on it.

Wyatt Claypool

Wyatt is a student at Mount Royal University, where he is the president of its Campus Conservative club. In his writing, he focuses on covering provincial and federal politics, firearms regulation, and the energy sector. Wyatt has also previously written for The Post Millennial.

8 responses to “AHS Admits They Are Liars And Were Manipulating ICU Bed Data”

  1. Yui says:

    Well then…. Will anyone be held accountable ?

  2. Yui says:

    All you need to do is watch this video:

  3. Allen Dick says:

    What we should be asking is exactly what is the difference between an ICU bed and a non-ICU bed.

    It seems the difference is what they call it since they are seemingly not sure themselves and can change beds back and forth to suit the current narrative and exploit public opinion.

    All this time we thought that ICU was something impressively and significantly different — a different floor or different ward with special staff and equipment — not something defined by words.

  4. P J says:

    Obviously psychopathy is a requirement as chief medical officer too.

  5. Curris says:

    It is wrong to be counting a death as including Covid as a secondary cause in Alberta as admitted in the news cast when Dr Hinshaw appoligized for counting a young person with a brain tumour as a Covid death and challenged by the family she removed it and also verbally on record admitted over counting Covid deaths to enhance the government responnse sensitivity or something like that!!!

  6. Thane Burke says:

    I myself on the 25th of Dec, 2020 @ 11:37 was taken by ambulance to the nearest hospital in my area, it was determined early, within the hour, that due to my condition, COPD exasperation, this particular hospital emergency department was not equipped with the necessary equipment to keep me alive, a BiPAP machine, immediately transferred to another hospital into ICU, placed on BiPAP, I began experiencing respiratory relief, progressing well and rapidly, during the first 24 hour period, staff were still insisting I be put on a ventilator, I flatly refused, but was being told by Doctors I would die if I didn’t submit, They tried everything physiologically and physically to prepare me for the ventilator, I believed they were trying to make me a statistic, they had my family believing I wasn’t leaving that hospital alive. I fought even harder by convincing a nurse to bring me food and water against strict orders I was not allowed food or water, I raised enough strength to sign myself out and I’m almost back to my normal self,
    I believe if they had convinced me to be put on that ventilator, I would not have survived, I was 1 of 2 patients in ICU with a capacity of 6

  7. Ben Anderson says:

    What is most important is that you share this information with every person you possibly can. This pandemic, the vaccine, all the different mandates, it’s all been far too much for many people to handle. And if you consider what the larger picture may be, it should scare you and you should try to spread this information as fast as you possibly can.