Seniors would rather risk COVID-19 than be lonely, BC survey suggests
"This knowledge must guide us as we focus on the ultimate goal…quality of life."
China-owned facilities have failed to meet Canadian standards. Cases included residents not being bathed for more than five weeks and left in beds without food or care, as well as understaffed homes.
Seniors are not generally in a situation where they have lost their income, but they are facing additional costs," said Trudeau on whether or not the one-time $300 dollars was enough.
The Trudeau government will be providing a one-time, tax free payment of $300 to seniors eligible for Old Age Security, and a further $200 for seniors eligible for the Guaranteed Income Supplement.