AdvantAge Ontario News

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

To narrow the News results below, select an item from the white drop down bar. To search by a keyword, click on the Search tab. 


Members in the News
June 21, 2022

Local Students Foster Community Connections with Seniors During the Pandemic

Local Students Foster Community Connections with Seniors During the Pandemic In the early days of the pandemic, Joanna Lacaria, Chaplain at St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay, wanted to find a way for students to make a difference in the live
News Releases
May 31, 2022

Sue Graham-Nutter Elected Chair of the AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors

Toronto, Ontario (May 31, 2022) - The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Sue Graham-Nutter as Chair. Sue is the CEO of the Rekai Centres, a non-profit, charitable corporation that has two long-term care (LT
News Releases
May 19, 2022

Ontario Not-for-Profit LTC and Retirement Homes form Vaccination Coalition

A coalition of not-for-profit long-term care and retirement homes have implemented policies that will require all staff, volunteers, and support workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To date, 42 homes have banded together to put those mandato
News Releases
April 28, 2022

Ontario Budget Statement from CEO Lisa Levin

Statement from Lisa Levin, CEO, AdvantAge Ontario, the voice of not-for-profit seniors’ care: Today’s budget tabled at Queen’s Park includes much-needed measures, including funding for long-term care residents’ mental health, Behavioural Support U
News Releases
March 9, 2022

Statement on the Government’s Decision to Lift Vaccine Mandates in Long-Term Care

Statement on government’s decision to lift vaccine mandates in long-term care “AdvantAge Ontario is very concerned with government’s decision to remove vaccine mandates from long-term care homes. In making this decision, government had to balan