Friday June 22nd 2018
Sunny & 23
The province has revealed that there are 152 confirmed cases of severe bedsores at long term care facilities. Health Minister Randy Delorey has ordered nurses to report all incidents of bedsores, also called pressure ulcers. Police are currently investigating the death of Chrissy Dunnington, a long term care resident at a facility in Halifax.
Students at King’s College held a protest yesterday demanding major changes to the school’s sexual violence policy. More than 50 protesters rallied at the university’s front steps during its board of governors meeting. King’s president William Lahey says he expects the school’s finalized policy will be ready this fall.
Faculty at NSCC have voted in favour of ending their relationship with the NSTU to form their own union. The vote that took place earlier this month saw 570 out of 771 faculty vote in favour of the move. The president of the new NSCC Academic Union, Barb Gillis, says she is pleased with the outcome.
LAA 8 – TOR 5