Libby Znaimer is joined by David Macdonald, Senior Economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
According to a report by David, the Ford government has $6.4-billion dollars in unspent COVID-19 emergency funds. Of course, that is money that could be going towards nursing homes, the healthcare system and other important areas. David details the latest numbers of his report.
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Alon Vaisman, Infectious Disease Specialist at the University Health Network (UHN), and Dr. Marion Joppe, Professor at Guelph University’s School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management.
Canadians should expect additional travel restrictions soon. This, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Our guests detail the importance of travel restrictions in curbing the spread of the virus and the impact of it all on the travel and tourism industry.
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Vivian Stamatopoulos, a professor at Ontario Tech University who specializes in family caregiving and is an advocate for those in long-term care facilities and Dr. Amit Arya, a palliative care physician and Board member of Canadian Palliative Care Physicians and Ontario Health Coalition.
This past week, hundreds of doctors and researchers in the community have banded together to form “Doctors For Justice in Long-Term Care”. Both of our guests are part of the movement. They detail why they are fighting on behalf of the demographic hit hardest by COVID-19.