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MEDIA ADVISORY: Large Crowd Expected to Protest Doug Ford’s Plans to Reward Orchard Villa Long-Term Care Home with Horrific Record a New 30-Year License & Expansion
July 13, 2021 13:22 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
PICKERING, Ontario and DURHAM, Ontario, July 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rain or shine, outraged families and community members will be outside Orchard Villa, a for-profit long-term care home in...
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A Critically Important Warning in New Financial Accountability Office Report: Ford Government’s Long-Term Care Plan is a House of Cards
May 27, 2021 16:32 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The new report on long-term care from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office “FAO” supports what the Ontario Health Coalition has been warning about and...
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‘Total Disrespect’: LTC Residents, Families & Staff Incensed that Premier Ford Dodged Question Period Today While Hundreds Waited for Commitments to Improve Care
May 18, 2021 17:06 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 570 families, residents, staff and supporters registered to virtually fill the galleries of the Ontario Legislature for Question Period today....
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REPEAT/Media Advisory: Families, Residents, LTC Workers, Concerned Citizens Virtually “Pack the Galleries” at the Ontario Legislature to Demand Ford Finally Take Action to Fix Long-Term Care
May 18, 2021 07:30 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With just a few weeks left before the Legislature closes for the summer, hundreds of Ontarians are organizing a major event to pressure the Ford government...
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Media Advisory: Families, Residents, LTC Workers, Concerned Citizens Virtually “Pack the Galleries” at the Ontario Legislature to Demand Ford Finally Take Action to Fix Long-Term Care
May 17, 2021 12:03 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With just a few weeks left before the Legislature closes for the summer, hundreds of Ontarians are organizing a major event to pressure the Ford government...
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Coalition Outraged at Ford Government Response to Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission: “Total Failure in Leadership, no Conscience”
May 05, 2021 16:56 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Doug Ford returned to the Legislature today after being unavailable to respond, even virtually, to the Long-Term Care Commission Report for days....
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OHC Media Availability: Ontario Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission Report
April 30, 2021 14:51 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite reams of promises and emotional press conferences vowing change, the Ford government has made a formal policy choice to delay any meaningful...
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Ontario Auditor General Report on COVID-19 in Ontario’s LTC Homes Supports Longstanding Calls for Real Change
April 28, 2021 18:36 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s Auditor General released a 107-page report today assessing the province’s response to COVID-19 in long-term care homes, listing a litany of...
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OHC Raises Alarm About Ford Government’s New Emergency Order Transferring Hospital ALC Patients Without Consent into LTC and Retirement Homes
April 28, 2021 18:23 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Health Coalition, which has for decades advocated for an end to hospital cuts and an expansion of capacity in our public hospitals and...
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REPEAT – MEDIA ADVISORY: National Day of Action for Long-Term Care
April 27, 2021 08:00 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A virtual Day of Action protesting the failure of our national and provincial governments to set national standards for long-term care will roll across...