Health care workers


Almost 400 students suspended in Windsor-Essex over incomplete immunization records

More than 380 students born in 2000 and 2001 have been suspended because of incomplete immunization records.

The 388 Grade 11 and 12 students have been suspended for up to 20 days.

The suspensions are part of the...


McMaster clinic bridges legal and health gaps

She is a patient being treated for bedbug bites.

She is also a client being advised on the Residential Tenancies Act because her apartment is infested with bedbugs. 

Therein lies the beauty of the McMaster Family Practice Unit's (...


Statistics on domestic violence from the Ontario Ministry of Status of Women

Statistics on domestic violence from the Ontario Ministry of the Status of Women: Domestic violence is a gendered crime...

  • Spousal violence has been consistently identified as one of the most common forms of violence...

LCO Launches Consultation Survey to Hear About Your Experiences

Information from the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO): Have you ever supported a family member, close friend, or acted as a substitute decision-maker for someone who received palliative care, or end of life care? Or, do you work in...


GE Peterborough occupational health claims review more than half complete: WSIB

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) continues to review more than 300 illness claims by former General Electric (GE) workers and their families.

“In September 2017, we began a review of about 250 claims related to GE Peterborough...


Advocacy organizations intervening in Abbey v. Ontario

A news release from ARCH Disability Law Centre: Three important advocacy organizations in Ontario are intervening in a court case that has implications for determining whether people affected by discriminatory government policies can...


Discredited hair-testing program harmed vulnerable families across Ontario: report

A review of more than 1,200 child welfare cases spanning 25 years has found that a now-discredited hair analysis program in Toronto that tested for drug and alcohol use caused extensive -- and potentially irreversible -- harm to vulnerable families...


REMINDER - PLE Learning Exchange Community of Practice call - Thursday, March 1

Information from CLEO: We invite you to join our Community of Practice call on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. EST. 


May 26: Justice for Injured Workers bike ride

Information from the Ontario Network of Injured Workers: The Ontario Network of Injured Workers (ONIWG) is once again supporting the fourth annual Justice for Injured Workers bike ride. The message for this year's bike ride...


Temporary supervised drug-use site to open in London, Ont.

A temporary overdose prevention site will open its doors in London, Ont. Monday – the first of what is expected to be many under a new provincial emergency response program that will fill the gap for communities waiting on permanent supervised...

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