Sunday, May 18, 2014

Ford Nation excludes people with autism

The Toronto Star has an article about Doug Ford's opposition to a home for people with autism.

According to the article: “My heart goes out to kids with autism. But no one told me they’d be leaving the house,” Ford was quoted as saying. “If it comes down to it, I’ll buy the house myself and resell it.”

I take it that Ford Nation excludes the inhabitants of this home?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Better transit for all: public health MDs

The Toronto Star has published an article on a call for better public transit made by Ontario's medical officers for health.

Not only would better public transit help keep citizens more physically active, it would reduce pollution and improve air quality, as well as reduce the psychological stress of gridlock.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

A look at the lives of PSWs

The Toronto Star has published an excellent commentary from an Ontario PSW (personal support worker). It provides a glimpse at Ontario's home care system and some of the challenges that our system faces.