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Should Ontario Eliminate Juries for Civil Trials?

Civil jury trials were temporarily suspended at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. In-person civil juries were considered a health risk, and technology gaps prevented a widespread shift to virtual civil jury trials. Now, with no end in sight to the pandemic and an enormous backlog of cases on the civil justice system’s … Continue reading “Should Ontario Eliminate Juries for Civil Trials?”

November 12, 2020
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Are Canadian Nursing Homes Prepared for a Second Wave of COVID-19?

The first wave of COVID-19 in Canada devastated the country’s long-term care and nursing homes. Nationwide, Canadians older than 60 accounted for 96 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths; 80 per cent of all deaths occurred in long-term care facilities. The tragic numbers laid bare that nursing homes in many provinces, including Ontario, are ill-equipped … Continue reading “Are Canadian Nursing Homes Prepared for a Second Wave of COVID-19?”

October 8, 2020

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