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PHOTOS: Day of Action demonstration for long-term care

Posted: October 9, 2020

(October 8, 2020)

By: Dax Melmer, Windsor Star

WINDSOR, ONT:. OCTOBER 8, 2020 -- People participate in a day of action on long-term care outside Heron Terrace, Thursday, October 8, 2020.  The rally was organized by the Ontario Health Coalition to create political pressure to improve long-term care.   (DAX MELMER/Windsor Star)

Participants in the Ontario Health Coalition’s Day of Action on Long-Term Care rallied outside Heron Terrace in Tecumseh on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. The demonstration was held in part to call for action by the Ford government to recruit and train more staff and improve pay and working conditions for staff. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

WINDSOR, ONT:. OCTOBER 8, 2020 -- People participate in a day of action on long-term care outside Heron Terrace, Thursday, October 8, 2020.  The rally was organized by the Ontario Health Coalition to create political pressure to improve long-term care.   (DAX MELMER/Windsor Star)

Participants in the Ontario Health Coalition’s Day of Action on Long-Term Care rallied outside Heron Terrace in Tecumseh on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. The demonstration was held in part to call for action by the Ford government to recruit and train more staff and improve pay and working conditions for staff. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

WINDSOR, ONT:. OCTOBER 8, 2020 -- Lorry Miller participates in a day of action on long-term care, outside Heron Terrace, Thursday, October 8, 2020.  The rally was organized by the Ontario Health Coalition to create political pressure to improve long-term care.   (DAX MELMER/Windsor Star)

Lorry Miller participates in the Day of Action on Long-Term Care demonstration outside Heron Terrace on Thursday. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

WINDSOR, ONT:. OCTOBER 8, 2020 -- Former MP, Tracey Ramsey, speaks during a day of action on long-term care outside Heron Terrace, Thursday, October 8, 2020.  The rally was organized by the Ontario Health Coalition to create political pressure to improve long-term care.   (DAX MELMER/Windsor Star)

Former MP Tracey Ramsey (NDP—Essex), spoke during the demonstration outside Heron Terrace on Thursday. The Day of Action was held, according to organizers with the Ontario Health Coalition, “to create political pressure to expose the lack of action to improve care in long-term care and to push for an end to for-profit privatization of long-term care.” PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

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