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Canada’s LTC Mortality Rates Are Among The World’s Worst & Singh Is Furious (VIDEO)

He says Canada's long-term care statistics are a "national shame."
Canada’s Long-Term Care Mortality Rates Are Among The World’s Worst

Jagmeet Singh has described Canada’s long-term care mortality rates as a “national shame,” after a new report found they were among the worst in the world.

A report released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) found that Canada has the worst record for COVID-19 deaths in long-term care homes compared with other similar countries.

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The research concluded that the proportion of deaths in nursing homes represented 69% of Canada's overall COVID-19 deaths, notably higher than the international average of 41%.

In fact, between March 2020 and February 2021, 14,000 long-term care residents died from COVID-19 following outbreaks in 2,500 care homes, according to the study.

In a video shared on Twitter, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh described it as a “national shame” and said that “our seniors deserve better.”

Dashcam Captures Toronto Woman's Disturbing Racist Encounter With An Angry Driver

A man can be seen yelling racial slurs and spitting at a woman.

This article contains graphic content that might not be suitable for some readers.

A Toronto woman has posted dashcam footage of her racist encounter with an angry driver to YouTube, and she told Narcity she plans to press charges.

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This morning, the Encampment Support Network Toronto (ESNTO) held a press conference outside Mayor John Tory's condo in support of "the 50+ encampment residents & defenders ticketed/charged for standing up against the City's brutal evictions," they said on Twitter.

On September 14, ESNTO informed their followers on Twitter to come down to Mayor Tory's condo on the morning of September 16. According to a news release issued on September 16, Toronto Police arrested three people today, and eight more are wanted for the protests against the clearing of the homeless encampment at Lamport Stadium back in July.

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The details of Saskatchewan's vaccine passport are officially here after being teased just hours earlier by the province's premier.

During a press conference Thursday, September 16, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe announced that the province's vaccine passport is set to launch on October 1, following a rise in COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations.

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