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Systemic failures in long-term care allowed Wettlaufer to commit crimes

Jul 31 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Systemic failures in long-term care allowed Canada's "first known health-care serial killer" to murder eight elderly patients without raising suspicion, a public inquiry said Wednesday, calling for fundamental changes to prevent such tragedies in the future. In a report capping a two-year probe of nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer's case, the Ontario inquiry said those failures stem in […]

Systemic failures in long-term care allowed Wettlaufer to commit crimes

Jul 31 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Systemic failures in long-term care allowed Canada's "first known health-care serial killer" to murder eight elderly patients without raising suspicion, a public inquiry said Wednesday, calling for fundamental changes to prevent such tragedies in the future. In a report capping a two-year probe of nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer's case, the Ontario inquiry said those failures stem in […]

Working group needed to examine live performance industry, lawyer tells inquest

Apr 9 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Ontario government should form a working group to examine the processes involved in the live performance industry, including the construction of temporary stages like the one that fatally crushed a drum technician before a Radiohead show nearly seven years ago, a lawyer told a coroner's inquest Tuesday. Lawyers made their closing submissions […]

Working group needed to examine live performance industry, lawyer tells inquest

Apr 9 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Ontario government should form a working group to examine the processes involved in the live performance industry, including the construction of temporary stages like the one that fatally crushed a drum technician before a Radiohead show nearly seven years ago, a lawyer told a coroner's inquest Tuesday. Lawyers made their closing submissions […]

Cop who arrested, released McArthur to have disciplinary hearing in October

Apr 2 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A Toronto police officer facing disciplinary charges related to the 2016 arrest and release of serial killer Bruce McArthur will have his case heard in October. Sgt. Paul Gauthier has yet to appear before the police tribunal due to an undisclosed illness. But the tribunal agreed to detail the allegations against him Tuesday, citing public interest in […]

Cop who arrested, released McArthur to have disciplinary hearing in October

Apr 2 2019 — Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A Toronto police officer facing disciplinary charges related to the 2016 arrest and release of serial killer Bruce McArthur will have his case heard in October. Sgt. Paul Gauthier has yet to appear before the police tribunal due to an undisclosed illness. But the tribunal agreed to detail the allegations against him Tuesday, citing public interest in […]