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SPECIAL COMMENTARY
Fostering a sustainable recovery in spite of ‘preconditions’: Five questions that need answering

William White
How will the global economy recover from the Covid-19 shock? Most observers wish for a rapid and sustained recovery and expansion. However, this wish is unlikely to be granted.
Homeless woman in medical mask sits in an underground passage near a closed subway.

Canada’s Responses to COVID-19: Impacts on Vulnerable Populations Experiencing Housing Insecurity

Alexandra Giorgis-Audrain and Neil Arya
Canada needs a long-term solution to homelessness.
Doctor giving encouragement to elderly patient

The Long-term Care Pandemic: International Perspectives on COVID-19 and the Future of Nursing Homes

John P. Hirdes, Anja Declercq, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Brant E. Fries, Leon Geffen, George Heckman, Terry Lum, Brigette Meehan, Nigel Millar and John N. Morris
Five major changes to long-term care can protect the elderly from the ravages of infectious disease and provide a greater quality of care and quality of life.
Polar Bear dipping a paw in the water

An Arctic Focus for Canada’s Post-COVID Multilateralist Posture

Ariela St-Pierre-Collins, Carly MacArthur and Khurram Shamim
A renewed commitment to the Arctic Council should serve as a defining feature of Canada’s multilateral positioning moving forward.
a health care worker

Migrant Care Labour and the COVID-19 Long-term Care Crisis: How Did We Get Here?

Lena Gahwi and
Margaret Walton-Roberts

A historic lack of investment in care, especially in areas of elder care, has resulted in long-term care (LTC) facilities being the epicentre of the pandemic in various nations.
four people wearing masks

COVID-19, Age and Mortality: Implications for Public Policy

Alan Whiteside and Felicia Clement
The COVID-19 pandemic has paralyzed the global community, but its impacts around the world have not been homogeneous.