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Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

Oct 15 2020 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A new Canadian study has found that over the first five months of 2020, government and corporate approaches to COVID-19 went from taking decisive, collective action against the pandemic to emphasizing individual responsibility. The researchers say that Canadian policymakers and firms should take more ownership of the challenge, but in the end, "it […]

Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

Oct 15 2020 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A new Canadian study has found that over the first five months of 2020, government and corporate approaches to COVID-19 went from taking decisive, collective action against the pandemic to emphasizing individual responsibility. The researchers say that Canadian policymakers and firms should take more ownership of the challenge, but in the end, "it […]

‘We must prevent what happened from happening again:’ patient ombud on LTC homes

Oct 8 2020 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Major changes are needed in Ontario's long-term care system, the province's patient ombudsman said Thursday as the office made a series of recommendations to deal with a resurgence in COVID-19. Enhancing whistleblower protections, improving communications and overhauling the visitation system were among the suggestions included in the office's preliminary report. It also recommends […]

‘We must prevent what happened from happening again:’ patient ombud on LTC homes

Oct 8 2020 — Adam Burns, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Major changes are needed in Ontario's long-term care system, the province's patient ombudsman said Thursday as the office made a series of recommendations to deal with a resurgence in COVID-19. Enhancing whistleblower protections, improving communications and overhauling the visitation system are among the suggestions included in the office's preliminary report. It also recommends […]