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Nunavut residents want to see change at Winnipeg isolation hotels – CBC

Nunavut’s Health Department says it takes guests’ feedback seriously

Jul 31, 2020

There is now a second hotel in Winnipeg for Nunavut residents to isolate in before returning home from the South amid the pandemic, but some travellers say there are changes that need to be made for future guests.

Two women who recently stayed at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites in Manitoba’s capital told CBC News that rules and restrictions in the quarantine hotel are inconsistent.

“The rules are changing daily,” said Helen Ell-Natakok of Coral Harbour. “The government and security must not be communicating enough.”

For example, while businesses offering restaurant delivery can freely drop off orders for the guests, she said locals wanting to drop off country food and supplies could be accepted one day, and refused the next.

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