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Recent articles by Emma:

Merrilee Fullerton Denies COVID-19 Patients Were Refused Hospitalization

Multiple families have reported that long-term care homes said they wouldn’t transfer patients to hospital. → Read More

MPP Taras Natyshak Apologizes For Calling Doug Ford ‘A Piece Of S**t’

The Ontario premier says he forgives the NDP politician. → Read More

Families Of Dead Nursing Home Residents Rally Against Doug Ford Policies

They say the Ontario government is making it more difficult to hold nursing homes accountable for letting COVID-19 spread. → Read More

Canada’s Coronavirus Contact Tracing App Will Be Piloted In Ontario

The app will notify you if you’ve been close to someone who tests positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Ontario’s Bill 161 Will Make It Harder To Sue Negligent Nursing Homes, Lawyers Warn

The Ford government’s law could pass just as COVID-19 class actions are piling up. → Read More

Families Warned Doug Ford About Orchard Villa Care Home For Weeks Before Scathing Military Report

Inspectors also documented the home’s rule-breaking for years before COVID-19 broke out. → Read More

You Can Now Book Ontario Cottages, Short-Term Rentals Again

Rentals had been banned because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Doug Ford Refuses To Say If He Believes In Systemic Racism

The premier also dodged a question about U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the military to crack down on protesters. → Read More

Ontario To Extend State Of Emergency To June 30

The state of emergency first came into effect March 17 when the number of cases of the novel coronavirus began to climb. → Read More

Doug Ford: 'Greedy' Investors Should Get Out Of Nursing Home Business

“Should these investors expect these big publicly traded companies to sacrifice profit for quality of care?” George-Cosh asked Ford. “What they should be doing is doing their job. Protecting the seniors,” the premier replied. “You want to invest in a company? Make sure the company is run well … These homes, specifically the ones that Canadian Armed Forces in, they failed.” He said shareholders… → Read More

Military Says It Found Disturbing Conditions In Ontario Care Homes

Canadian Armed Forces found shocking conditions at five Ontario long-term care homes grappling with outbreaks of COVID-19. → Read More

Ontario Hospitals To Take Over 2 Long-Term Care Homes

The government says the homes have been unable to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. → Read More

2/3 Of Canadians Want Government To Take Over Long-Term Care: Poll

Most Canadians think the government should nationalize private long-term care homes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

For-Profit Nursing Homes Hire Tory Insiders To Lobby Ford Government

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, three companies that run long-term care homes have hired lobbyists with ties to Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives. → Read More

Ontario Schools Officially Shut Down For Remainder Of School Year

They won't reopen in June after all. → Read More

Ontario To Investigate Long-Term Care Amid COVID-19 Deaths

Almost 1,400 residents have died from the novel coronavirus in Ontario's long-term care homes. → Read More

Court Overrules Ontario's 'Unfair' Cancellation Of Wind Farm

Minister Jeff Yurek had scrapped the Nation Rise Wind Farm in December. → Read More

Ontario Can Now Take Over Managing Care Homes Hit By COVID-19 Outbreaks

The appointed manager can be a person, corporation or hospital. → Read More

Ontario To Announce 'Stage 1' Reopening Details May 14

But Ontario also extended its state of emergency until June 2. → Read More

Doug Ford Admits He Broke Ban On Gatherings To Have Kids Over

Ontario’s emergency order prohibits gatherings with more than five people. → Read More