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Broad mandate of inquiry into long-term care homes praised

Friday, August 04, 2017 @ 2:25 PM | By Ian Burns

The provincial government has tapped Justice Eileen Gillese of the Ontario Court of Appeal to lead an independent inquiry into the province’s long-term care homes after the fallout from the Elizabeth Wettlaufer case, and the inquiry’s broad mandate to look into systemic issues facing the long-term care sector is being praised.

Justice Eileen GilleseJustice Gillese has been asked to inquire into the circumstances and systemic issues that may have contributed to the assault and death of residents who were under the care of Wettlaufer, a former...