May 16, 2022

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CHSLD Heron: Preservation requested March 29

CHSLD Heron: Preservation requested March 29

Former Deputy Minister of Health Yvonne Zendron, who was in the post at the time of the events at CHSLD Heron, confirmed to TVA Novelles on Friday that she wanted to keep the establishment in the Guardianship on March 29th.

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“And in addition to the status reports, there are a lot of days, and I urge you to intervene quickly from the very moment,” he said in a telephone interview.

On the night of March 29 to 30, Health Minister Danielle McCann and two delegates, Marguerite Blaise and Lionel Garmont’s chief executives, learned of the situation. Zendron insisted.

“At the time, we informed the Chief of Staff. After that, they do their work, and at midnight, I send the official status report. We will always have three heads, even if it does not affect Mr. Carmant, ”the former deputy minister explained.

However, it is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

“I do not know, because I do not know,” he said.

The former deputy minister confirmed that the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Ile-de-Montréal had called the police as it was difficult to communicate with the Heron owners.

“We still talk regularly during the week. By noticing the presence of elements, at some point, when we suspect some problems, I will not list because I am not on the ground, it may be necessary to call the police. The police should be able to intervene quickly to consider or not take into account subsequent issues, other than the items in the search and the like, it does not matter one way or another, ”he said.

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Ministers Blaise and McCann confirmed on Friday that they would not seek re-election in October.

On Wednesday, the Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ) called for the resignation of a former health minister and minister responsible for seniors and caregivers.

Based on information from Alain LaForest