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Day of action aims to involve end-users in housing policy development
“Homelessness can impact mortality up to 40 per cent. There’s nothing else that we know of that can impact mortality to that extent,” Grace Lin, a second-year Queen’s University medical student and executive member of the Municipal Day of Action, explained in an interview with the Whig-Standard.
Registered practical nurses raise COVID-19-related workplace concerns
Registered practical nurses across Ontario working with COVID-19 patients are concerned about mistreatment, lack of respect, working long hours for low pay and being exposed to COVID-19 and bringing the deadly virus home to their family members.
Head down and 'dad jokes': Kingston's ICU nurses work together through pandemic's third wave
Before intensive care nurse Megan Kearns walks into a patient’s room, she has already tried to get to know them. In one room she’ll play some Cher, in another she’ll have a dad joke ready. All just in case they’re listening.
Moore can 'see premier's concern' with golf courses
Even though the Ontario Medical Association announced this week that it’s in favour of reopening outdoor recreational facilities such as golf courses and basketball courts, the province declined to do so Thursday in extending its stay-at-home order to June 2.
What's Up: May 15-21, 2021
Monday, May 17 Grownup Storytime Online : Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Grownup Storytime Online is back, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume. Zoom presentation will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Adults of all ages are invited to listen to stories, essays, excerpts or articles read by programming assistant Margi McKay. Register online at calendar.kfpl.ca or by phone at 613-549-8888. Registrants will be emailed the link immediately upon registration.