14th edition of IDSFFK begins on August 26

The curtains will go up on the 14th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) here on Friday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the six-day film festival organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Culture Minister V.N.Vasavan is scheduled to preside over the inaugural function. As many as 261 films, including 19 […]

When Private Equity Takes Over a Nursing Home

When St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged, a brown-brick nursing home in Richmond, Virginia, was put up for sale, in October, 2019, the waiting list for a room was three years long. “People were literally dying to get in there,” Debbie Davidson, the nursing home’s administrator, said. The owners, the Little Sisters of the Poor, were […]

Feds pledge funds toward sexual health education at announcement in Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Ottawa has pledged $2.8 million in funding for organizations helping those who face barriers in learning about sexual and reproductive health. Yi Wen Shao, the Montreal-based project co-ordinator for the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada, said there is a serious shortfall in support for young people, those who have disabilities and Indigenous communities. […]