Tag: care


Nunavut Joins National Child Care Program

(Iqaluit) Nunavut has become the latest provincial or territorial government to sign on to Ottawa's national $10-a-day child care program — only Ontario still has no agreement. Posted at 2:17 p.m. Emma Tranter The Canadian PressPrime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday a $66 million, five-year deal with Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok, who was on a video conference call from a daycare center in Iqaluit.Akeeagok said Monday that by the end of the year, parents in Nunavut will see thei...

Intensive care: “It’s incredible, the number of people”

While the drop in the number of new patients affected by COVID-19 is being felt in hospitals across the province, intensive care is still facing significant pressure. • Read also: How Vaccine Misinformation Made Children Vulnerable to the Omicron Variant • Read also: Covax opens a new frontline to bring the pandemic to its knees • Read also: It's time to give a reopening date This was confirmed by the head of intensive care at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Dr François Marquis, in an interview with LCN on Sunday morning. For many patients, the transition to intensive care is as intense as in previous waves, but it lasts less, notes the Dr Marquis. “There are people who are less sick and don't need to be intubated, but those who are very sick are very si...