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Quebec Ombudsperson investigating COVID-19 death to seniors
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Quebec Ombudsperson investigating COVID-19 death to seniors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec Ombudsperson investigating COVID-19 death to seniors. Over 31 Deaths At Quebec’s CHSLD Seniors Home Quebec Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret has announced an impartial and independent investigation into the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux and certain public health institutions. With CHSLDs seniors home being hammered by COVID-19, the Québec Ombudsman expressed her concerns Read More…

Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative
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Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative. Workers can now anonymously voice their concerns Today Health and Social Services Minister Danielle McCann launched the We Listen to You initiative, which will allow all workers in the health and social services network to express themselves with complete confidentiality. The establishment of the onvousecoute@msss.gouv.qc.ca mailbox will create a new communication channel to share what Read More…

A Sence Of Urgency To Protect Ontario's Children With COVID-19
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A Sence Of Urgency To Protect Ontario’s Children With COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Sence Of Urgency To Protect Ontario’s Children With COVID-19. Kawasaki Syndrome In Kids Similar To COVID-19 Recent reports in Canada and internationally indicate that there may be an increase in multisystem inflammatory vasculitis, a rare but serious multisystem inflammatory illness which appears to be similar to Kawasaki Syndrome that impacts children who have been Read More…

Ontario Extends Electricity Rate Relief During COVID-19
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Ontario Extends Electricity Rate Relief During COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Extends Electricity Rate Relief During COVID-19. Families, Farms and Small Businesses To Benefits Residential, farm and small business customers continue to benefit from temporary relief measure. Ontario is extending the emergency electricity rate relief to families, farms and small businesses until May 31, 2020 during the COVID-19 outbreak. Customers who pay time-of-use electricity rates Read More…

Ontario Increases Daily Testing And COVID-19 Contact Tracing
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Ontario Increases Daily Testing And COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Increases Daily Testing And COVID-19 Contact Tracing. Ontario Increases Testing To 16,000 Per Day Ontario has significantly increased testing and contact tracing capacity, allowing health experts to identify cases of COVID-19 and support efforts to stop the spread of the virus in the community, long-term care homes, and other congregate settings. In partnership with Read More…

Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec's COVID-19 Mismanagement
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Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec’s COVID-19 Mismanagement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec’s COVID-19 Mismanagement. Legault Is Not Meeting WHO Recommendations Pierre Arcand, the Leader of the Official Opposition sounds the alarm about the worrying situation that affects Montreal in the fight for Covid-19. Hospital emergencies are overflowing, the situation in CHSLDs nursing homes is still not under control and community transmission continues. These Read More…

Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province
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Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province. This Will Be Done In Safely In Three Phases Premier and Ministers Commit to New Phased Approach for a Safe Restart and Recovery The Ontario government released A Framework for Reopening our Province, which outlines the criteria Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and health experts will use to Read More…

Quebec Grants $ 4M To Medicom Produce N95 And Surgical Masks
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Quebec Grants $4M To Medicom To Produce N95 Surgical Masks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec Grants $ 4M To Medicom To Produce N95 And Surgical Masks. Medicom Will Expand Its Factory Creating 33 New Jobs Today, Québec Premier François Legault along with members of his cabinet announced a $4 million loan to the Medicom company, through Investissement Québec, to accelerate the establishment of a factory in Montréal which has Read More…