long-term-care homes

Paramedics transfer a patient from Residence Yvon-Brunet a long term care home in Montreal, Saturday, April 18, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. (Graham Hughes/CP)

How to fix a national embarrassment

Our editorial: 82 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths in Canada have occurred in long-term care homes. What can be done to make sure Canada’s elderly are protected?
Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario's Minister of Long-Term Care answers questions about a disturbing report from the Canadian military regarding five Ontario long-term-care homes during his daily updates regarding COVID-19 at Queen's Park in Toronto on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

What’s inside the disturbing report on Ontario’s long-term-care homes

As military personnel provide assistance at Ontario long-term-care homes struggling with COVID-19 outbreaks, the Canadian Armed Forces release a scathing report on dire conditions in those facilities