October 25 2020 11:00am

Seniors’ minister ‘hopeful’ coronavirus will be watershed for better treatment for seniors

Canadian Seniors’ Minister Deb Schulte says she is optimistic the coronavirus pandemic will mark a watershed moment for how the country treats seniors in Canada. In an interview with The West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, Schulte says the government remains committed to a campaign pledge to boost Old Age Security, and shares her own story of losing a loved one in a long-term care home amid the pandemic.

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