Ontario long-term care minister was ‘ahead’ of top doctor on COVID-19: commission

Ontario’s long-term care minister was aware of the dangers the novel coronavirus posed to the sector long before it was declared a global pandemic, a newly released transcript from the … Read More

Ontario LTC minister says she didn’t go public with COVID-19 concerns because she’s no expert

TORONTO — Ontario’s long-term care minister said she didn’t go public early last year with concerns about COVID-19 spreading in nursing homes because she didn’t consider herself an authority on … Read More

‘Heart-wrenching’: Families recount deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Ontario nursing home

A COVID-19 outbreak that was declared on Jan. 8 has ravaged an Ontario nursing home, killing 54 people and infecting all but one of the 129 residents. For staff, the … Read More

Coronavirus: Front-line workers who left LTC homes in May won’t come back, commission hears

Many of the personal support workers who left Ontario’s long-term care system in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic due to poor pay and lack of full-time jobs have … Read More

Trudeau says he’ll push premiers on ‘standardizing norms’ in long-term care homes

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he plans to push provincial premiers in a meeting this week to work towards harmonized “norms” for long-term care homes as the coronavirus pandemic continues. … Read More

Ontario government deciding which long-term care homes to get Red Cross support

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 13, 2020 11:57 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — The Ontario government … Read More

Class action to be launched against Ontario alleging negligence in long-term care oversight

A Toronto-based law firm says it has notified the province of Ontario that it’s launching a class-action lawsuit on behalf of long-term care residents that will allege the province was … Read More

Inspection reports found mouse feces, neglect, abuse at Ontario long-term care homes before COVID-19

WARNING: This story contains graphic details some readers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised.  Past inspection reports of the five long-term care homes in Ontario named in a troubling military … Read More

Ontario NDP leader calls for long-term care minister’s resignation after disturbing report

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is calling for the resignation of the province’s long-term care minister after a report by the Canadian Armed Forces was released detailing disturbing allegations of … Read More

Coronavirus: Emergency order allows Ontario to control management of long-term care homes

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 13, 2020 8:47 am Updated May 13, 2020 8:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Coronavirus: $50M class-action lawsuit application filed against long-term care home operator

A Toronto-based law firm has filed an application for a $50-million class-action lawsuit on behalf of two families against Revera Inc. over the company’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. According … Read More