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Why the federal rush to amend assisted dying legislation is risky
REPORT January 30th

Students have more time to consider a university acceptance than Canadians were given to rethink MAiD, writes Cardus Executive Vice President Ray Pennings in CBC.

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.

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