Winter 2022
When leZlie lee kam went to visit Alf Roberts at his long-term care (LTC) home a couple of days after his 91st birthday, lee kam was devastated to learn Roberts had died the day...
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Bill 37 falls short on addressing long-standing issues in LTC In November 2021, RNAO CEO Dr. Doris Grinspun presented virtually to the Standing Committee on the...
Homayra Ahmed
RN Profile
Perseverance and hard work help nursing student Homayra Ahmed overcome homelessness. For Homayra Ahmed, the odds seemed stacked against her. In the midst of her nursing degree, the pandemic hit.…
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Sept. 30, 2021 marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a federal statutory holiday. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada published 94 calls...
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With promising news early in 2021 that Ontario universities saw a 17.5 per cent increase in applicants to nursing programs, it is easy to envision a future generation of RNs...
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RNAO has welcomed two new interest groups that are helping to create culturally safe environments in health care, the nursing profession and beyond.  The Indigenous Nurses...
On the tarmac in Haiti
In the End
As the sun set on a stifling Port-au-Prince day in August 2021, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter landed beside two others on the tarmac at the airport in the Haitian capital. On board the chopper with…
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Publisher’s note: More than 1,000 health service and academic organizations on five continents are actively engaged in the Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO)* program....
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The following is an excerpt from a column published in The Sault Star on Sept. 21, 2021 Reprinted with permission.