The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll for Friday August 19th, 2022

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Published Aug 19, 2022, 1:42 PM

The newly announced Plan to Stay Open from the Ontario government focuses on "health-care system stability and recovery" and aims to add thousands of health-care workers and free up hospital beds. Officials said these additions will help reduce the burden on the broader health system, which has been severely strained over the past few months with staffing shortages.

Part of Ontario's new plan includes transferring seniors waiting for a long term care bed out of hospitals even if long term care beds aren't in the immediate area, or not to a home not of their choosing.

The owner of a historic church in Ottawa's Lowertown neighbourhood is evicting a group with ties to the 'Freedom Convoy' occupation planning to purchase the property this fall, in an apparent dispute over unpaid rent for the facility.

Residents on a rural Ottawa road are perplexed after they recently stopped receiving their mail.

Dozens of homeowners on Constance Lake Road near Dunrobin say Canada Post stopped delivering to their roadside mailboxes weeks ago... with the reason given that their mailboxes are too short.

Movie Critic Richard Crouse this week we look at:

  • Beast (in theatres)
  • Orphan: First Kill (VOD)
  • Sharp Stick (VOD)
  • Carmen (Theatrical)
  • Day Shift (Netflix)

Last Call Podcast with Richard Crouse is available now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts

Canadians have found a weak spot in SarsCov2 that could find a cure for all variants? We find out all the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin.

Humans are heading back to the moon — and Canada is playing a bigger role than you may realize. Isabelle Tremblay, Director, Astronauts, Life Sciences and Space Medicine, Canadian Space Agency.

The newly announced Plan to Stay Open from the Ontario government focuses on "health-care system stability and recovery" and aims to add thousands of health-care workers and free up hospital beds. Officials said these additions will help reduce the burden on the broader health system, which has been severely strained over the past few months with staffing shortages. We speak to Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun.


The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA. 

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