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Federal NDP leader touts pledge on long-term care in Winnipeg: ‘We’re losing loved ones’

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Jagmeet Singh was in Winnipeg Thursday touting his party’s plan for the elimination of for-profit long-term care.Under the plan, Singh says an NDP government would work with provincial and territorial leaders, experts and workers to set national standards for nursing homes, and tether those benchmarks to $5-billion in federal funding.

Maples Care Home report shows ‘blame at every level’: advocate The party wants to see for-profit homes out of the picture by 2030.“We want to bring long-term care under the same principles as the Canada Health Act, which is what gave us Universal Health Care.

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