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She ignored the recommendation of her father’s nursing dwelling. Did that save his life? 

Households who requested that their family members be transferred to hospital from Orchard Villa Retirement Group in Pickering, Ont., east of Toronto, say they have been informed hospitals have been closed to residents of long-term care properties and that COVID-19-positive residents would wish to stay — and probably die — within the dwelling. 

However a Market investigation with The Nationwide discovered that native hospitals have been by no means closed to long-term care residents.

And when Raquel John-Matuzewiski argued with the house and insisted her dad Chester John be taken to the hospital, she discovered he was affected by extra than simply COVID-19. He was malnourished and dehydrated.

WATCH | How a daughter ignored nursing dwelling’s recommendation and saved her father’s life:

Raquel John-Matuzewiski was informed if her COVID-19 constructive father had worsening signs, he would go into palliative care on the dwelling as a result of the hospital was not accepting sufferers from care properties. CBC learns that wasn’t true. 2:33

Most deaths of any Ont. nursing dwelling

Extra folks have died of COVID-19 at Orchard Villa than every other long-term care dwelling in Ontario.

Newly launched paperwork present the province’s personal inspectors warned of a number of issues within the weeks previous the pandemic.

WATCH | Ont. nursing dwelling with deadliest COVID-19 outbreak inspected proper earlier than lockdown:

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has expressed shock at poor situations in long-term care properties, however authorities inspectors have been inside Orchard Villa simply earlier than the lockdown. Their stories, newly posted on-line, reveal the situations within the dwelling that may come to have the province’s highest COVID-19 loss of life toll. 2:01

Client debt masses fell final quarter for 1st time in a decade

There is a silver lining for a lot of Canadians in the course of the pandemic. In accordance with a report from Equifax, shopper debt masses went down for the primary time in a decade, as increasingly folks select to avoid wasting somewhat than spend. “With shops and eating places shut down, shoppers have been in a position to in the reduction of on their spending in March as retail gross sales numbers indicated,” stated Invoice Johnson, Equifax’s vice-president of information and analytics, in a launch. Learn extra about Equifax’s findings.

COVID-19 appears to have prompted many Canadians to borrow much less, however the typical individual nonetheless owes greater than $23,000 in shopper debt, Equifax stated. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

This plastic surgeon filmed sufferers with out consent. Will he face disciplinary expenses?

In 2018, Market investigation discovered safety cameras in examination rooms at Dr. Martin Jugenburg’s cosmetic surgery clinic at the Fairmont Royal York resort in Toronto.

Now, the doctor, additionally recognized on-line as Dr. 6ix, is dealing with a disciplinary listening to on the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario for allegations that he filmed hundreds of sufferers at his clinic, together with whereas many have been absolutely or partially bare, with out correct notification or consent. It is also alleged that he allowed a tv crew to movie a breast augmentation surgical procedure towards a affected person’s needs. Learn extra concerning the allegations.

Dr. Martin Jugenburg — recognized on-line as Dr. 6ix — is proven in a session room at his clinic, the Toronto Beauty Surgical procedure Institute, in October 2018. (CBC)

Obligatory masks legal guidelines are spreading in Canada

Sporting masks could quickly be necessary in additional locations throughout the nation. Thus far, many of those legal guidelines have been restricted to public transportation, however some docs and epidemiologists are calling for them to be expanded to incorporate extra areas, akin to retail shops and eating places. 

The thought is that masks can cut back the unfold of respiratory droplets you produce when respiration, speaking, coughing or sneezing, doubtlessly limiting the unfold of the coronavirus, particularly amongst these not experiencing any signs. Learn extra about why these specialists are pushing for extra necessary masks legal guidelines.

Well being officers are recommending you put on a masks in public, however some jurisdictions are beginning to make it necessary as a substitute of merely a advice. (CBC)

What else is happening?

Scrapping $2 hourly bonus for grocery retailer staff ‘a slap within the face’: Loblaw baker
Amanda Nagy says staff ought to share within the wealth as Loblaw sees earnings soar in the course of the pandemic.

Air Canada apologizes after barring passenger from flying to U.S. to see terminally ailing husband
The airline has apologized to Mayette Musclow of Kelowna, B.C., after it barred her from flying to Cleveland final month to go to her terminally ailing husband.

Cineplex planning tentative reopening of some theatres as of June 26
Six places in Alberta will reopen as of June 26, with extra to observe.

Demand for face shields seems to be to be heating up as Canadians search summertime COVID safety
They won’t be as modern as masks, however they’re thought-about by some to be higher for speaking, respiration — and safety.

Market wants your assist

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