Kugluktuk’s MLA prods premier about proposed elder-care facility – Nunatsiaq.com

Kugluktuk’s MLA prods premier about proposed elder-care facility – Nunatsiaq.com

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201881 Views

May 31, 2018

“I have yet to receive a response”

Kugluktuk MLA Mila Kamingoak is not ready to abandon her community’s aim to build a long-term care facility for elders.

Nor is she overlooking the lack of response to a letter that she gave Nunavut’s premier, Paul Quassa, last April.

Kamingoak learned during this sitting of the legislature that the Government of Nunavut plans to issue a request for proposals for building and running facilities that would provide care to the territory’s growing number of elders.

For now, many of these elders, especially those who are bedridden or who suffer from serious conditions like dementia, end up in Ottawa when they need a high level of continuous care.

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