By Stuart Ryan
If you ask people in Canada about the most important issue in a federal election campaign, they often say it is the public healthcare system, Medicare.
There is, however, a gap in public healthcare, and that is long-term care [...]
“Capitalism a super-spreader” says Communist Party’s Ontario leadership
PV Ontario Bureau
The Communist Party of Canada’s Ontario Executive Committee is demanding immediate action in the face of ongoing governmental failure to address the [...]
When New Brunswick’s Conservative Party won a majority in the recent snap election, it expected a clear path to deep austerity and sweeping privatization. But the province’s labour and community movements are quickly mobilizing a campaign to defend [...]
Four decades of privatization and cuts to public funding of healthcare, social care, housing and education are “the leprous hands of neoliberal capitalism” that allow “private corporations to walk away with billions that should have been used to [...]
The following remarks were presented by Helen Kennedy, on behalf of the Communist Party of Canada (Ontario), to the Ontario government’s committee hearings on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, on June 15.
In 2015, the [...]
The Ontario Health Coalition, which has called for a full public inquiry into the province’s response to COVID-19, has responded with some caveats to the Ford government’s May 19 announcement supporting an independent commission into long-term care [...]
By Helen Kennedy and Juanita Burnett
At a long-term care facility in rural Ontario, we chatted with a Personal Support Worker about the impact of the coronavirus on the residents and workers.
This home is chronically understaffed. With 65 [...]
PV Ontario Bureau
The pandemic currently gripping the world has exposed the precarious conditions in long-term care (LTC) homes in Ontario. Seventy-five percent of the deaths from coronavirus have been seniors who live in these homes. Out of a [...]