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Mandatory Vaccination Policies Required for Ontario Retirement Homes

Lisa Corrente On August 17, 2021, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health issued Directive #6 pursuant to the Health Protection and Promotion Act mandating hospit...
Sep 1, 2021
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Ontario Expands Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies For High-Risk Settings

Lisa Corrente On July 1, 2021, a Directive issued by the Minister of Long-Term Care pursuant to the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 required Ontario long-term care h...
Aug 18, 2021
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Has Your Home Updated its MAiD Policy? Recent Legal Developments in Medical Assistance in Dying

Lisa Corrente In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code which made it illegal for anyone, including a phy...
Jul 15, 2021
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ontario Mandates COVID-19 Vaccination Policies for Long-Term Care Homes

Lisa Corrente Starting next month, all Ontario long-term care homes will be required to implement COVID-19 vaccination policies for their staff, students and volunt...
Jun 1, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ontario’s Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission Launched Today

Lisa Corrente and David M. Golden Today, the Provincial Government launched an independent commission to investigate the spread of COVID-19 within long-term care homes, including how r...
Jul 29, 2020
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COVID-19 Prompts Another Examination into Long-Term Care

David M. Golden and Lisa Corrente Today, the Ontario government announced that it is launching an independent Commission into the province’s long-term care system. According to the Mi...
May 19, 2020
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Threats of Civil Claims Add Fuel to the Wild Fire: Protecting Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes Against Legal Liability arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lisa Corrente and David M. Golden Last week, Premier Doug Ford stated that “the reality is, despite our best efforts, we’re dealing with a wildfire at our long-term care homes right no...
Apr 21, 2020
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New Emergency Powers for Long-Term Care Homes Have Arrived Not a Minute Too Soon

Lisa Corrente and David M. Golden The global COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly a time of angst and uncertainty for everyone. However, one certainty which we have learned since the outbr...
Mar 31, 2020
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Job-Protected Leave and Financial Support for Employees Unable to Work due to COVID-19 School and Daycare Closures

Lisa Corrente On March 12, 2020, amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario confirmed that it was closing schools for three weeks through to April 5, 2020. Days la...
Mar 26, 2020

Trauma Informed Investigations

Lisa Corrente Sexual Misconduct in the #Metoo Era, Osgoode Hall Law School/York University Lisa Corrente spoke at Osgoode's Professional Development Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era, February 7, 2019 in Toronto. In the era ...
Feb 7, 2019

Recent Health Law by the Case: Bite-sized Jurisprudence

Lisa Corrente Ontario Bar Association's Institute — Best Practices on Privacy Issues and Working with Experts in Health Law
Feb 7, 2019

Fire Code Charges Withdrawn Against Foster Home Operator

Lisa Corrente Torkin Manes LegalPoint On February 24, 2017, a foster home operated by Connor Homes was engulfed in flames after one of the youth living in the home deliberately started a f...
Nov 15, 2018

Current Issues: Medical Assistance in Dying

Lisa Corrente Speaker, Ontario Bar Association Institute , February 9th 2018
Feb 9, 2018
Nov 27, 2017

Workplace Investigations - Human Rights/Harassment Issues

Lisa Corrente Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today, Torkin Manes Health Law Program
Nov 16, 2017

Leadership Challenges in Seniors Care

Lisa Corrente MA Leadership Program, University of Guelph, October 2017
Oct 18, 2017

Medical Assistance in Dying: Retirement Home Sector Update

Lisa Corrente Ontario Retirement Communities Association, October 2017
Oct 18, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
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