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People Over Paperwork
REPORT November 12th

Workers in Ontario’s long-term care homes provide care and support for thousands of seniors every day—but there are not nearly enough of them. 

The demand for long-term care beds is rising, yet care workers' wages have fallen. Increased regulation, meanwhile, is forcing these workers to spend more time filling out paperwork, taking time away from hands-on care for residents. 

This report examines the labour market challenges facing Ontario's long-term care workers and urges government to join long-term care employers and labour in implementing solutions.

Nova Scotia's new approach to organ donation
REPORT April 5th

Nova Scotia is taking a new approach to organ donation – presuming consent for everyone over age 19 unless they opt out. 

Does that present any moral or ethical concerns? Cardus Executive Vice-President Ray Pennings joined Ottawa Morning on CBC Radio to tackle that issue. 

Listen live to the whole interview here.

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