Letters to the Editor

Highlighting AdvantAge Ontario media activity and member “good news” stories from across the province.

Media contact: Debbie Humphreys, Senior Director, Corporate and Public Affairs, 905.851.8821 x 233

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Letters to the Editor
January 14, 2021

Re: Campaign to fix LTC (January 13, 2021)

I am writing on behalf of AdvantAge Ontario in response to the launch of your recent campaign to encourage Toronto Star readers to sign an open letter calling for urgent action to fix the province’s failing long-term care (LTC) system.
Letters to the Editor
January 7, 2019

Re: Long-term care homes want end to mandatory inspections (January 4, 2019)

I wish to set the record straight. Friday’s article on long term care indicated that AdvantAge Ontario, representing close to 400 community-based, non-profit long term care homes and seniors’ housing and community services, wants an end to ...
Letters to the Editor
March 20, 2017

Re Quality care in nursing homes

This article draws much-needed attention to a very important reality: there is a not-for-profit difference in services for seniors and governments need to recognize and support this difference, especially here in Ontario.
Letters to the Editor
February 23, 2017

The evidence is clear

The evidence is clear: Large-scale private equity investments in nursing home facilities too often jeopardize the quality of care and put seniors’ health at risk
Letters to the Editor
March 30, 2016

Re We need a support strategy

The difficult challenges facing seniors who are attempting to access services and supports in the north are hugely concerning and this article does a good job in highlighting this important issue.