Woman whose father died in COVID-19 outbreak at Maples care home forming advocacy task force
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This article was published 04/03/2021 (752 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
A Winnipeg woman is organizing a volunteer task force to hold the Manitoba government accountable for the COVID-19 outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home last fall.
Fifty-six residents died in the outbreak at Maples, which was declared Oct. 20 and lasted nearly three months.
Eddie Calisto-Tavares, an advocate whose father was among the 56 victims, announced Wednesday she will be forming a volunteer task force to hold the province accountable for the outbreak, and called for a public inquiry into Maples.
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