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Ontario may not meet LTC direct care target due to staff shortages: document

Difficulties hiring and retaining enough nurses and personal support workers for long-term care homes could mean the Ontario government may not meet its target for the amount of hands-on care residents receive, the minister responsible for the sector was warned. There is a “systemic shortage of nurses” across all sectors, according to …

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B.C. animal organization needs foster homes for dogs due to increasing surrenders – BC

An animal organization that works to keep owners and pets together says it is receiving an increasing number of calls for surrenders. Kathy Powelson, executive director of the Paws For Hope Animal Foundation told Global News they are hearing heartbreaking stories of people needing to give up their pets and all …

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Manitoba projects deficit close to $2B, partly due to Hydro losses – Winnipeg

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2024 12:46 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba government says the deficit has increased again, due in part to losses at Manitoba Hydro, a tax cut and health-care collective agreements. Finance Minister Adrien Sala says the deficit …

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Less younger people drinking alcohol due to ‘more awareness’ says local imitation drink vendor – Winnipeg

Younger people are drinking less alcohol than they used to. Statistics from the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority show as of 2022, 16 per cent of 18- to 24-year-old Manitobans were more likely to report drinking alcohol less often since the pandemic. By contrast, 25 per cent of 25- to 35-year-olds …

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Allison Russell forced to cancel tour dates due to winter storm chaos in Western Canada”

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 3, 2024 7:12 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Montreal folk singer Allison Russell has been forced to cancel or postpone some tour dates after being caught in stormy winter weather in Western Canada. Russell, who …

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Vaughan Royal Canadian Legion branch shuts down due to association with outlaw biker groups – Toronto

A Royal Canadian Legion branch in Vaughan, Ont., has been shut down due to its association with outlaw motorcycle gangs. The decision was delivered to members of Branch 414, also known as Mackenzie branch, through a written letter on Feb. 12. “It is with great sorrow that I inform you that …

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‘Enormous pressure’ expected in Ontario home care due to high growth of senior population

Ontario will need close to another 7,000 health specialists to accommodate an aging population likely to seek more home care over the next five years, according to researchers. A McMaster University team that co-produced a study for Home Care Ontario is predicting “dire consequences” with the province’s senior population amid …

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‘No austerity,’ despite bigger deficit due to spending on Quebec teachers: Legault

Premier François Legault said Sunday the ramp-up in spending on education pledged by his government will go a long way to supporting Quebec’s teachers and students — and prompt a bigger budget deficit. At a news conference, Legault said agreements recently hammered out with unions will see the province “invest …

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Nearly 1 in 4 Canadians skipping pills, not renewing prescriptions due to cost: poll

Nearly one in four Canadians are struggling to pay for prescription medications and are skipping pills or foregoing refills, a new poll has found. The poll, commissioned from Leger by Heart and Stroke and the Canadian Cancer Society between Jan. 24-29 found of the 2,048 adults surveyed, 22 per cent …

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