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New long-term care standards will fall flat without money or enforcement, experts warn
The federal government is spending $3 billion over five years to establish new standards to improve long-term care in Canada. Advocates say the money alone is not enough — that they want measures to ensure new standards actually lead to better care for seniors. Expectations are high for the new standards, now being developed by the Health Standards Organization (HSO) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The work will take at least another 20 months but those involved say they hope new standards can help prevent the dire conditions that contributed to high pandemic death rates in the long-term care sector.
Lorde knows where Billie Eilish is coming from.
In a clip from her recent appearance on BBC Radio 1, host Annie Mac asked Lord about the 19-year-old "bad guy" singer, and their shared experiences of rising two stardom as teenagers.
“I see so many parallels between you guys and how you kind of came into the world,” the host said, asking if the two had spoken to each other before.
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Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s new home retrofit program
Homeowners would be allowed to get up to $5,000 for energy-efficient retrofits to their main homes, as well as another $600 to help with home energy evaluations. Your browser does not support this video The grants, announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan Thursday, comes as part of the Liberal government's agenda to tackle climate change. Read more: Renewable energy: Inside Alberta’s wind and solar boom "Canadians are looking for ways to save money on their energy bills and do their part to fight climate change," said O'Regan in a press release Thursday.
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“We have sent just a few little messages back in the day when she was very young," Lorde revealed. She’s so, so sweet. There’s only a handful of people who understand what that’s like, to be a teenager and have that level of scrutiny on your body and your brain.
She continued, “Obviously she’s pretty close with her family, as am I, which I think is really helpful at that age when your world is changing. Yeah, I mean the music is awesome. She’s just doing such a good job."
Canada’s luxury real estate market is on fire. Can the foreign homebuyers’ tax cool it? .
It was mostly domestic buyers driving sales of Canada's multi-million dollar homes during the past year, says Sotheby’s International Realty Canada CEO Don Kottick.The report, which tracks sales of properties priced over $1 million, $4 million and $10 million, shows triple-digit growth in major cities across Canada in terms of the number of luxury homes and condos that switched hands in the first half of 2021 compared to the first half of 2020.