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Mar

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Horwath Calls London “Ground Zero” for Health Care Mess

When speaking about health care across Ontario, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she uses London as an example of how the system is failing patients. Horwath stopped in London on Tuesday night to hold a townhall meeting on health care at Goodwill Industries, where nearly 70 people packed a third-floor conference room. “I don’t know […]

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Mar

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Care Watch Ontario: Seniors – Your Votes Count!

Care Watch Ontario, a volunteer-run, senior-led, non-profit has prepared a basket of information to help seniors recognize the importance of their vote in the next provincial election on June 7, 2018. Care Watch Ontario suggests that you ask questions of both the candidate and the party and find out what they plan to do for […]

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Mar

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HALLWAY HEALTH CARE

This woman spent 47 hours waiting for surgery in the Sunnybrook ER, with shattered wrists, a broken elbow, cracked ribs and internal bleeding. An investigation into the overcrowding of Toronto ERs Toronto Life By Alison Motluk | Photograph by Nathan Cyprys | April 16, 2018 The day Kelly Yerxa had her accident was mostly uneventful. It […]

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Mar

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Support Seniors. Petition to Parliament

This March 2018, Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations’ Board Member, Ghazy Mujahid initiated petition E-1566 to call upon the Government of Canada to appoint a Minister or a Special Advisor on Seniors Affairs to the Prime Minister. 500 electronic signatures need to be received before April 30, 2018 before the petition can be debated […]

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Mar

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Ontario Health Coalition Calls for Improvements in Access and Care in Ontario’s Long Term Care Homes

Drafted in conjunction with the OHC byUniversity of Toronto Health Policy StudentsJinyu Jing, Charlotte Pape, Maleeha Shams, Chuqiao Yan Feb.16, 2018With an aging population, complex care needs,and increased incidence of dementia, the need for safe and appropriate care in Ontario is growing, yet there is nocurrent plan to meet these requirements. Wait lists for long-term […]

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Mar

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Ontario Health Coalition Comments On Ontario Budget

Good news budget but most health care funding back-end loaded to years away:  Health Coalition concerned about one-year bump up followed by austerity   Toronto – Emerging from the budget lock up this afternoon, Ontario Health Coalition spokespeople were positive but cautious about the health care funding announcements. Overall, the budget plans a one-year bump up […]

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Mar

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Farewell to Board member Hazel Saint-Pierre

It was with shock and sadness that we learned of the passing of OSSCO board member Hazel L. Outram Saint-Pierre on January 5, 2018. Hazel lived life to the fullest and was well known for her volunteer activities. She was an active volunteer with Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations (OSSCO) including our Senior Advisory […]

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Mar

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Urgent Update: Success In Stopping Private Hospitals

Private Clinics Still a Very Significant Threat; Rest of Bill 160 Remains ​Success! Working with Minister Hoskins and Premier Wynne, We Are On Our Way to Ensuring the Ban on Private Hospitals Remains We are pleased to be able to report that the Minister of Health, Dr. Eric Hoskins and Premier Kathleen Wynne agreed with […]

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Mar

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Feds Should Switch To Points System for Parent, Grandparent Visas

It’s fairer and smarter than the new lottery process. MISSISSAUGA, ONT.—For the Canadian government to reach its annual quota of visas for parents and grandparents (PGP), which in 2017 was 10,000, prospective sponsors are required to file basic information about themselves during the first 30 days of the year on an online “interest to sponsor” […]

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