KAWARTHA LAKES-The Kawartha Lakes Health Coalition held a long-term care protest at Laurie Scott’s office on Monday in conjunction with Ontario Health Coalition’s province-wide protest. More than 4,000 residents living in Long Term Care died from Coronavirus, many more from related illnesses according to the coalition. They are calling on the government to act on promised improvements to Log Term Care. MPP Scott did not speak to the people at the rally. See video below:
Health Coalition Urges Ontario Government To Act On Promised Improvements To Long Term Care
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.