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Ontario Takes Additional Steps to Protect Seniors in Retirement Homes during COVID-19
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Ontario Takes Additional Steps to Protect Seniors in Retirement Homes during COVID-19

Province Makes Regulatory Amendments in Response to Pandemic May 30, 2020 7:00 A.M. TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government made amendments to the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 regulation, enabling the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) to better support seniors living in retirement homes during the COVID-19 outbreak. The regulation change increases the emergency payment the RHRA can pay...

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Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes

TORONTO — A new report from the military helping battle COVID-19 in five long-term care facilities in Ontario has revealed extreme neglect and exposed the extent of the ugly conditions facing residents, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to offer help for what he called an infuriating situation.  The report found people left in filth for weeks,...

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Employers worry about safety, cash flow, second wave in COVID-19 restart

“Without revenues coming back to where they were, there’s just going to be some unfortunate outcomes,” said Bridgitte Anderson, president of Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
“This continued new normal is likely going to continue on through the summer for sure and into the fall. This is a very gradual recovery and unfortunately that brings along with it a lot of pain.”

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K8 Virtual School Offers Help During COVID-19: Free Enrollment for Ontario Frontline Workers’ Kids

NEWMARKET, Ontario, May 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Due to COVID-19, Link On Learning’s K8 Virtual School (www.k8vs.ca) is offering free enrollment for the rest of the school year to a limited number of Ontario frontline workers’ kids. Enrollment is available immediately for kindergarten to grade 8 students so they can finish the 2019-2020 school...