Day: May 3, 2021

Meet the people putting Indigenous culture at the heart of addictions treatment

Indigenous advocates and front-line workers are pushing to include more traditional ways of healing — conversing with elders, smudging, sweat lodges and drum circles — into substance abuse treatment.   According to the First Nations Health Authority, Indigenous people are five times more likely to experience an overdose than non-Indigenous people. Advocates and experts say this is because …

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Long-term care commission delivers final report, shining spotlight on Orchard Villa, Sunnycrest

On Friday, an independent commission released its final report on how Ontario’s long-term care sector responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, which is more than 300 pages, is intensely critical of the sector’s preparedness. It cites decades of neglect and staffing shortages, and excoriates politicians for failing to address these issues. The commission uses …

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18 Avengers Who Were Almost Played By Different Actors

I’d still pay to see the Spider-Man movies starring Timothée Chalamet though. 1. Tom Hiddleston originally auditioned for Thor, but obviously was cast as Loki instead. Getty Images / Marvel / Everett Collection Tom told Jimmy Fallon that he never actually auditioned for the part of Loki. 2. Chadwick Boseman initially auditioned for Drax the …

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