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Over the last two months, Nova Scotians have endured tragedy upon tragedy. The worst mass murder in modern Canadian history. A helicopter crash and the death of Snowbirds’ pilot. And all the while, COVID-19 ravaged the biggest long-term care home in Atlantic Canada.

COMMONS: Pandemic is currently focusing on how COVID-19 is affecting long-term care in Canada.


Featured in this episode: Jennifer Henderson (Halifax Examiner), Janice Keefe

To learn more:

“Nova Scotia’s lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic” by Taryn Grant, Cassidy Chisholm, Elizabeth Chiu and Alex Cooke in CBC Nova Scotia

“The Northwood board has been expressing “grave concern” about double occupancy rooms for years” by Jennifer Henderson in the Halifax Examiner

“Strang, union clash over COVID-19 concerns at Northwood” by John McPhee in The Chronicle Herald


This episode is sponsored by Wealthbar 

Additional music from Audio Network

I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor” by Chris Zabriskie, adapted.

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