Long-Term Care Homes in Canada – The Impact of COVID-19

Revised on 5 January 2021, 11:50 a.m. Any substantive changes in this HillNote that have been made since the preceding issue are indicated in bold print. (Disponible en français : Les répercussions de la COVID-19 sur les foyers de soins de longue durée au Canada) According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at Ryerson University,…

Long-Term Care Homes in Canada – How are They Funded and Regulated?

(Disponible en français : Comment les foyers de soins de longue durée sont-ils financés et réglementés au Canada?) According to census data, almost 160,000 people lived in Canada’s long-term care (LTC) facilities in 2016. Health Canada defines residential LTC as “living accommodation for people who require onsite delivery of 24 hour, 7 days a week…

Executive Summary – Organic Agriculture in Canada

(Disponible en français : Résumé – L’agriculture biologique au Canada) In 2017, organic agriculture in Canada was a C$5.4 billion market. This model of agriculture emerged out of a collection of schools of thought and agrarian movements that opposed the industrialization of agriculture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In Canada, organic agriculture appeared in the 1950s, but it was not…