ZOOMER SQUAD: LTC VACCINE DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER
Libby Znaimer is joined by David Cravit, Vice President of Zoomer Media and Chief Membership Officer at CARP, Peter Muggeridge, Senior Editor of Zoomer Magazine and Bill VanGorder, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Policy Officer of CARP.
In the news: The province has extended the deadline for long-term care staff to get their full COVID-19 vaccination. The deadline was originally set for today but is now on December 13. Our Zoomer Squad weighs in on this and more.
DAILY BREAD FOOD BANK’S WHO’S HUNGRY REPORT
Libby Znaimer is joined by Talia Bronstein, the VP of Research and Advocacy for the Daily Bread Food Bank and the author of the Who’s Hungry report.
In their new report, the Daily Bread Food Bank revealed that there were a record 1.45 million visits to Toronto food banks in the last year. Talia breaks down the report numbers in greater detail.
ONTARIO NURSES PROTEST PROVINCE’S BILL 124
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Doris Grinspun , CEO of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) & Nancy Halupa, an Emergency Registered Nurse in the GTA and founder of Nursewithsign416.
Ontario nurses gathered at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square this past Sunday to protest the Ford government’s Bill 124 which puts a cap on wage increases for public sector workers including nurses. The RNAO is calling on the government to repeal the bill. Our guests weigh in on the latest.