This past weekend, this province marked a particularly grim milestone, with its 10,000th death attributed to COVID-19.
Despite making up only a quarter of Canada’s population, Quebec has accounted for nearly half of the deaths caused by the pandemic. The vast majority of these dear departed were residents of long-term care facilities. Thousands of families across the province and the rest of Canada have had to say goodbye through an iPad screen, if they got the chance at all.
There’s plenty of finger-pointing and blame shifting that will inevitably play out over the next few months and years, but there’s one takeaway that’s already clear.
We need to . . .
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