Entries by Deron Hamel

CCC talks safety

Kimberley Noftle was listening to her car radio recently when a news story came on about an inquest examining the train derailment at Lac-Mégantic, Que. in July 2013. Lack of safety culture was cited as one of the issues behind the incident.

Both OMNI, CUPE want ministry to address understaffing

OMNI Health Care agrees with a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) campaign asking the province to address the chronic understaffing of Ontario’s long-term care homes. However, OMNI president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says staffing should be based on residents’ measured care needs — not minimum care staffing.