A terrible toll: How the human and economic costs of COVID-19 are piling up April 18, 2020

from The House from CBC Radio· ·

On this week's show, a human rights advocate discusses how the COVID-19 crisis has unleashed a reckoning in Canada about the treatment of seniors. Plus, we learn about a camp sheltering hundreds of thousands Rohingya refugees and how it's facing the pandemic. Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks about aid for Canada's oil and gas sector and the moment he realized the severity of this crisis, and we hear from artists worried about their livelihoods amid a ban on public gatherings.



On this week's show, a human rights advocate discusses how the COVID-19 crisis has unleashed a reckoning in Canada about the treatment of seniors. Plus, we learn about a camp sheltering hundreds of thousands Rohingya refugees and how it's facing the pandemic. Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks about aid for Canada's oil and gas sector and the moment he realized the severity of this crisis, and we hear from artists worried about their livelihoods amid a ban on public gatherings.