More and more, Canada is outsourcing its elder care to for-profit companies. On this week’s episode, Sam goes to Stanford Seniors Village to investigate what that means for some of the country’s most vulnerable citizens.

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Special thanks to our special guest host Andrew Longhurst!

Today’s episode was produced in partnership with BC’s chapter of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and The Tyee. You can read an article we wrote about Stanford Seniors Village for The Tyee here.

Carol Beekman admires her sunflowers in Stanford’s courtyard.

Cheryl Klassen and her daughter Kari-Lyn Owen on Mother’s Day, 2017. Photo by Rachel Kirk

David Wald sits in the chair he likes to watch Calgary Flames hockey games from.

Stanford’s staff rally outside the facility.

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