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Sask. NDP promises improvements to long-term care homes

The Saskatchewan NDP has committed to strengthening standards in the province’s long term care homes. 

NDP candidate for Saskatoon Fairview Vicki Mowat said at an event Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a stark reminder of the importance of adequate staffing in long term care homes. 

“We’ve seen the impacts that cuts and underfunding of long term care have had in other places across Canada,” she said. “Cuts to dignified care for seniors are a bad idea at the best of times. Right now, they’re downright dangerous.”

Mowat said the NDP is looking to bring back standards of minimum hours of care per resident that were cut in 2011 and replaced by program guidelines for special care homes in 2013. 

“This would help ensure each resident has the time they need with health-care workers to stay safe, to be healthy and to live a dignified life,” Mowat said. “It

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Home Security Systems Market: Coronavirus Pandemic: Short and long-term actions taken by Key Player? Fortune Business Insights

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Sep 11, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Fortune Business Insights offers a detailed overview of the global market in a report, titledHome security solution market is basically composed of different sensors or cameras which are linked together to a central hub to protect home. The home security system includes a controller to control the entire home security system, door and window sensors, motion sensors, security cameras. Additionally, it also includes yard signs, alarms and window stickers. These integrated electronic devices are used to protect home against burglars and uninvited intruders. Internet of Things (IoT) has a tremendous impact on the home security solutions in todays times. Many companies are launching systems with enhanced security attributes for monitoring, with the help of integration of IoT in Home Security Solution Market. Integration of IoT makes the home more secured,

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Lowe’s and Home Depot Crushed Earnings: Can They Keep It Up Long-Term?

The home improvement industry benefited over the past few months while people stayed home and spent their stimulus checks on home improvement projects. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, categories like home furnishings and gardening saw gains starting in May. Two of the winners here were Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) and Home Depot (NYSE:HD), rival home improvement chains that dot the American landscape.

Both of these companies have put tremendous amounts of resources into restructuring and becoming agile businesses that are in line with current digital trends. Both companies saw surging demand in the first half of 2020, and they delivered (physically and figuratively). But will these trends remain long term? And how will they affect the companies’ stocks?

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As difficult as the pandemic has been for so many businesses and individuals, technology has eased the pain. Customers don’t have to leave their homes when Amazon

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