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Trudeau to join 3rd UN summit on COVID-19, announce timeline on aid for seniors – National

Trudeau to join 3rd UN summit on COVID-19, announce timeline on aid for seniors - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking part in his third international summit in a week as Canada campaigns for a coveted United Nation’s Security Council seat on a platform of helping to rebuild the post-pandemic world. Today’s summit, hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is aimed at ensuring poor …

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COMMENTARY: Trudeau and Sajjan should keep troops at Quebec’s long-term care homes – National

COMMENTARY: Trudeau and Sajjan should keep troops at Quebec’s long-term care homes - National

A highly critical report published by the influential La Presse news site quoted Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan as being “fiercely” opposed to Quebec Premier François Legault’s appeal for help. It said that as the result of Ottawa’s refusal to continue helping the province, which has been hit far harder by …

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Coronavirus: Families file class-action lawsuit against Altamont nursing home

Coronavirus: Families file class-action lawsuit against Altamont nursing home

Another Ontario nursing home has been hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging negligence over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged long-term care facilities. The families of elderly residents who died after contacting COVID-19 at the Altamont Care Community filed a $20-million case against the facility on Monday. …

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Trump pushes back G7 summit as U.S. cities burn over George Floyd protests – National

Trump pushes back G7 summit as U.S. cities burn over George Floyd protests - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2020 11:41 am Updated May 31, 2020 11:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ As U.S. cities seethe with racial unrest, U.S. President Donald Trump has abruptly abandoned …

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Canada to increase funds to help remote Indigenous communities deal with COVID-19 – National

Canada to increase funds to help remote Indigenous communities deal with COVID-19 - National

The federal government is to spend millions more to help remote and rural Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today significant new funding for First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities, part of which is intended to help them bolster their public …

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Who owns the 5 Ontario long-term care homes cited by military for extreme neglect, abuse?

Who owns the 5 Ontario long-term care homes cited by military for extreme neglect, abuse?

A searing report from Canada’s military into Ontario’s troubled long-term-care system where over 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 put a spotlight on the for-profit companies managing some of these facilities. The Ontario government released the report on Tuesday after Global News published details of the findings, which revealed shocking …

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Feds support for sick leave, long-term care gets mixed reaction from premiers

Feds support for sick leave, long-term care gets mixed reaction from premiers

The Team Canada spirit that has prevailed among first ministers during the COVID-19 crisis will be put to the test today as Justin Trudeau broaches with premiers two topics that fall squarely within provincial jurisdiction: the operation of long-term care homes and paid sick leave for workers. The prime minister …

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Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 – National

Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless countries come together now to co-ordinate a recovery plan, the UN estimates the pandemic could slash nearly US$ …

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In-person G7 ‘more effective’ so long as U.S. has COVID-19 safety plan: Trudeau – National

In-person G7 ‘more effective’ so long as U.S. has COVID-19 safety plan: Trudeau - National

Gathering the leaders of seven of the world’s largest economies in person would be “much more effective” than the virtual alternative, Justin Trudeau said Wednesday — so long as the United States has a plan to deal with the potential COVID-19 risk. The notion of G7 leaders attending a physical …

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Coronavirus: Nothing ‘off the table’ in solving long-term care crisis, Trudeau says

Coronavirus: Nothing ‘off the table’ in solving long-term care crisis, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he’s “not taking anything off the table” when it comes to addressing shortcomings in Canada’s long-term care homes, but stayed tight-lipped on whether he thinks there should be a national inquiry into the state of the challenged system. The prime minister’s comments follow …

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