A CHSLD AS A FORTRESS__ CAROLINE TOUZIN AND GABRIELLE DUCHAINE

29th June 2020

In Montreal, public CHSLDs that have remained “cold” since the start of the pandemic can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Among the rare ones spared by COVID-19: the Camille-Lefebvre Pavilion, in Lachine. Here is how this establishment, which housed a very vulnerable clientele, prevented the virus from wreaking havoc there. Translated from: CAROLINE TOUZIN […]

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World Wide Concern for Environment in Post-pandemic Economic Recovery. Canadians Lag. (IPSOS) Survery April, 2020)

19th May 2020

A majority, 70%, of  the population in 14 countries world  wide believe climate change is as serious a crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic, but Canadians lag at 64%. World wide  65%  believe that  the economic recovery efforts post-pandemic should emphasize  climate action. Here again Canadians lag at  61%. source: theenergymix and Ipsos  

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News Reports and OP-EDS

16th May 2020

Editorials and Journalists in newspapers across Canada have written in OP- Ed sections on the realities behind the daily statistical updates given by our prime minister and provincial premiers. We post samples of what we have read in mid April and May. These on line news postings have reached a wider public audience and reinforce […]

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Information from the Quebec Government

13th May 2020

(french below) Here is some information concerning recent government initiatives sent to us by the regional coordinator on elder abuse: Caregivers for seniors living in CHSLD may consult this information pamphlet available in French  :  https://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/msss/document-002524/  and in English https://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/msss/en/document-002529/. It contains the information about their presence in a CHSLD to care for the seniors […]

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Helpful Resources

5th May 2020

Here is a list of resources that you might find helpful about COVID-19. Click on them to access the information. Corona Virus information for the ethnic communities many languages Seniors Action Quebec resource list Table de concertation des aîné.e.s d’île de Montréal Corona virus: live on different surfaces: Is the Virus on My Clothes? My […]

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