A recent resident of Valley View Villa, a long term care facility in Riverton, Pictou County, died of a heart attack during a scuffle with a police officer. We know what happened, but questions remain. Could his death have been prevented?
This week’s fast paced video is about the lack of affordable housing in Antigonish, and really in all of rural Nova Scotia. Meet Holly, Anne, Jerry, and Fran, and be amazed by their resilience.
Matthew arrived at Emerald Hall, a locked unit at the Nova Scotia Hospital, when he was 19 years old. Now he is 31, still there, too heavily medicated, and his mother wants him out of there. Now Matthew is hinting that he is being mistreated.
Lately we hear a lot about the godawful misogyny at the fire department in Spaniard’s Bay, N.L. In essence what happened to her wasn’t that different, says former Halifax firefighter Liane Tessier. More than 10 years later she is still fighting for justice.
Abuse of an institutionalized resident at the Breton Ability Centre in Sydney raises the question how safe these large institutions really are.