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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The coronavirus exposes the perils of profit in seniors' housing, expert says

BEYOND LOCAL: The coronavirus exposes the perils of profit in seniors' housing, expert says

Researchers have found that for-profit facilities have lower staffing levels, lower quality of care and poorer resident outcomes, in both the U.S. and Canada
<b>CANADA:</b> Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

CANADA: Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

Elections Canada now says voter turnout was up by 0.9 per cent
<b>CANADA:</b> Feds decry death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

CANADA: Feds decry death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

Freeland did not link these two cases to the ongoing diplomatic tensions between Canada and China over the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou
<b>CANADA:</b> StatsCan says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

CANADA: StatsCan says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

The figures beat market expectations
<b>CANADA:</b> Food inspection agency says there are more than 750 unrequested seeds reports

CANADA: Food inspection agency says there are more than 750 unrequested seeds reports

Agency says the seeds appear to be low-risk
<b>CANADA:</b> Potential explosion in mental illness could last years after pandemic

CANADA: Potential explosion in mental illness could last years after pandemic

The study estimates that 6.3 million to 10.7 million Canadians will visit a doctor for mental health issues — a whopping 54 to 163 per cent increase over pre-pandemic levels
<b>CANADA:</b> Commons committee hears from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

CANADA: Commons committee hears from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

Managing director of Charity Intelligence says she found concerns in two days of reviewing WE's financial data, prompting her to call management with questions
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

ONTARIO: Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

No estimate yet on a plan of action or what it will entail
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal energy regulator names Indigenous advisory committee

CANADA: Federal energy regulator names Indigenous advisory committee

Committee to provide insight on ways sector can strengthen relationships with Indigenous Peoples and regulate projects
Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

Doug Ford said recent conversations with PSWs at his mother-in-law's long-term care home in Toronto shed light on the conditions many are working under