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The New Targeted Date To Have All Ontarian's Vaccinated Is Now Late Summer

ABSTRACT WRITTEN BY:
Jen Logan

As we hunker down in our homes limiting our lives to help curb the spread of COVID-19, good news can sometimes be hard to find. We know that provinces have started to vaccinate the most vulnerable, and rightly so, but we also can't help and look when our cohort will be due. The vaccine has been hampered by tricky logistics and uncertain supply but a renewed focus by the retired general Rick Hillier, who is heading Ontario's vaccine rollout, brings hope of quick distribution when vaccines arrive.

January 19, 2021
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When Will I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

ABSTRACT WRITTEN BY:
Jen Logan

"When will I get the COVID-19 vaccine?", this is the question on most Canadian's minds in this new year. However, it is not an easy question to answer. To help just a bit here is the best cheatsheet we could find to help answer that question.

January 18, 2021
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Ottawa gives provinces $1B for long-term care

ABSTRACT WRITTEN BY:
Jen Logan

Announcement from the federal government on Monday, November 30th brings welcome $1 billion for long-term-care over 2 years. The funds provided to each province will need to be spent in accordance to a detailed spending plan that the provinces will have to submit and demonstrate adherence to.

December 3, 2020
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Personal Support Worker Return of Service (PSW ROS) Initiative

ABSTRACT WRITTEN BY:
Jen Logan

To attract newly graduated Personal Support Workers to work in Long-Term Care homes and Home and Community Care agencies in greatest need across Ontario, the provincial government has introduced an initiative providing $5,000 incentive to recent PSW graduates in exchange for a six-month commitment to an eligible Long-Term Care or Home and Community Care employer.

December 2, 2020
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