As each of us confronts mortality, the danger associated with the potentially deadly COVID-19 stirs up very personalized and individualized reactions.
The death should be a moment to reflect on the measures the Quebec government and prison officials have implemented to keep prisoners and the community safe.
Chronic lack of staff has plagued Quebec’s long-term care facilities, or CHSLDs, for years, reaching crisis levels when the coronavirus pandemic struck.
No one has told us we can’t shop for groceries or meet friends six feet apart or go to the bank.
While responses vary from person to person, family to family, community to community, no one is untouched.