COVID-19: Health officials to update B.C. COVID-19 cases on May 15

Article content Provincial health officials reported five additional deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, with new cases at two facilities in the Fraser Health Region. Four of the five deaths were in the Fraser Health region and health officials confirmed new outbreaks at two locations in that region. The other death was in the Vancouver Coastal […]

For-profit nursing homes have had far worse COVID-19 outcomes than public facilities — and three of the largest paid out $1.5 billion to shareholders

Three of the largest for-profit nursing home operators in Ontario, which have had disproportionately high numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths, have together paid out more than $1.5 billion in dividends to shareholders over the last decade, the Star has found. This massive sum does not include $138 million paid in executive compensation and $20 […]