Participating in the Laurent Commission without fear of reprisals

The special commission on children’s rights and youth protection that began its work on October 22 in Montréal is taking a break over the holidays. It will resume its work on January 8 and continue until May 28. The chair of the Commission, Régine Laurent, called for conditions to be set in place so that youth workers can testify at the hearings without fear of reprisal.

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CHSLD nursing homes before the courts

If a class action suit is given the go-ahead, integrated health and social service centres will have to defend themselves in court for exposing nursing home residents to deteriorating conditions and a form of maltreatment resulting from personnel’s work overload and exhaustion.

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