In The News

Ottawa Citizen - April 22, 2022

Ontario ignoring lessons of pandemic, building a generation of private care homes, critics say


Three private long-term care companies, including one with among the highest death rates during the pandemic, are slated to build the bulk of new and upgraded long-term care beds in Ottawa.

By Elizabeth Payne


Toronto Star - May 27, 2022

By Marco Chown Oved Investigative Reporter
Kenyon Wallace Investigative Reporter
Ed Tubb Toronto Star


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Douglas Cartan,

a co-founder of SSAO.

COVID-19 deaths piled up as this LTC home missed deadlines to fix infection control, prevention problems. This was the government’s ‘pathetic’ response

By Kenyon Wallace Investigative Reporter

Connecting with nature shouldn’t be considered a ‘luxury’ in long-term care

By John Lord

'Nothing less than a full overhaul' for long-term care

By Anne Jarvis


'It's still an institution:' Advocates urge radical change for LTC

By Joanne Laucius


Op-Ed -

The Hamilton Spectator Wed., Mar. 3, 2021

Relationships matter in eldercare

By Rachel Barken and Douglas J. Cartan

Op-Ed -

Special to Waterloo Region Record Mon., Feb. 1, 2021

Time to Shift Our Thinking on Long Term Care

By John Lord, Contributor

Op-Ed - Toronto Star - Dec 30, 2020

Time to provide funding and real choice in long-term care

By Judith Sandys Contributor
Patricia Spindel Contributor