Policy and Research Articles
September 16, 2022
IMPACT OF BILL 7
On Thursday, September 15, 2022, the Toronto Star reported on Bill 7’s possible impact. There are several important takeaways in the article.
The first is the widespread fear the Ford government’s actions are causing. There is a perception among old, sick people and their families that this government has weaponized hospitals to take action against them if they or their families dare to resist or speak out. Sue, the subject of the Star’s report, asked that her last name be kept private over “fear of repercussions for speaking out on the new legislation…”
August 22, 2022
ONTARIO INTRODUCES A BILL THAT REMOVES INDIVIDUALS' RIGHTS TO CONSENT TO ADMISSION TO A LONG TERM CARE INSTITUTION AND THEIR RIGHT TO CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF THEIR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION