The most vulnerable of our society are being left behind
Nationalize long-term care and damn the federal-provincial-territorial squabbles. Set a 10 per cent tax on new home developers and a 10 per cent tax on big corporations to pay for some of it.
Hundreds of members of the Canadian Armed Forces were called in to help out in at least two dozen Ontario and Quebec long-term care homes in April and May, 2020, hit hard by COVID-19. They reported allegations of elder abuse and neglect in at least five long-term care homes in Ontario. Photograph courtesy of Department of National Defence