Tag: Canadian

Major Canadian survey calls for new national long-term-care standards featuring emotion-based care

New national long-term-care standards must create homes staffed by “caring, compassionate and competent” workers focused on injecting life into residents’ final years, a survey of 16,000 Canadians overwhelmingly concluded. Results of the survey released Friday by the Health Standards Organization — with 70 per cent of respondents from Ontario — called for “emotion-based care that…

Rising indie pop star Arlo Parks discusses the influences that shaped her debut album ahead of her first Canadian show

In a collection of essays written during the height of the pandemic, English writer Zadie Smith describes the misery of lockdowns as “very precisely designed, and different for each person.” Often, it is art that rescues us from seclusion and reminds us of our connection to others. Arlo Parks’ debut album, “Collapsed in Sunbeams” —…

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO – Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Banking conference: Scotiabank will hold its annual financials summit starting on Wednesday. The two-day investor conference will hear from the chief executives of Canada’s big banks and other financial services companies. Rate announcement: The Bank of Canada makes its…