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News
Mar 6, 2020
Ontario Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliot announcing new legislation for home and community care on February 25, 2020. Image: Government of Ontario/Flickr

Power, profit and politics in Ontario's home-care sector

Zaid Noorsumar
As the population ages, and seniors experience increasingly complex conditions as they live longer than ever before, home care is projected to expand rapidly. And Ontario is open for business.
News
Aug 26, 2019
Locked-out USW workers picketing in Sudbury, Ontario. Image: USW

CarePartners comes under fire from unions

Zaid Noorsumar
Health and safety is a critical issue for personal support workers who face risks at work, but can't fall back on sick days in the event of an injury.
Columnists
May 27, 2015

Ontario home care is a system in crisis

The Ontario government has a new plan for home care that promises increased funding and improvements. But are these enough in a system threatened by privatization, market-modelled care and austerity?
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