‘United team effort’ key to success in overcoming Opaskwayak Cree Nation COVID-19 outbreak: chief

Day: December 5, 2020

‘United team effort’ key to success in overcoming Opaskwayak Cree Nation COVID-19 outbreak: chief

Teamwork and cutting through political red tape were the keys to successfully overcoming the COVID-19 outbreak at a personal care home in Opaskwayak Cree Nation, says Onekanew (Chief) Christian Sinclair. The First Nation, about 520 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, declared an outbreak on Oct. 21 at the Rod McGillivary Memorial Care Home, after all 28 residents and nearly …

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Man faces first-degree murder charge after Brampton house fire leaves woman dead

Peel police have charged a Brampton man with first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder after a fatal house fire in the city’s west end. They say a blaze broke out on Martindale Crescent around 4 a.m. on Friday. Five people had made it out of the home, which was fully engulfed, by the …

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What will Ontario’s long-term care system look like post-pandemic?

This is the final part of Global News’ special series Care Gone Wrong: Inside Ontario’s nursing homes. Click here to learn more about the series. While the coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on obvious failures in long-term care in Ontario and across Canada, experts say change will require a re-imagining of the entire system …

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