long-term care

A health-care worker opens a window to a room at a long-term care home as family members of the resident look on in Montreal, on Apr. 25, 2020 (Graham Hughes/CP)

Quebec’s coronavirus outbreak in long-term care homes could have been prevented

Tom Mulcair: For over a month, the Quebec government had been aware that long-term care workers were working between different residences. There is no excuse for inaction.
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath walks back to her office, following Question Period at the Ontario Legislature in Toronto on Aug. 1, 2018. (Chris Young/CP)

Ontarians won’t tolerate any more tinkering with long-term care

Andrea Horwath: What we are witnessing is nothing less than a fundamental failure of Canada’s governments, private companies and institutions to ensure seniors’ health and safety, which borders on elderly abuse
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The end of hospitals

Can home care fix our crumbling health system?