News & Events

Our partner CUPE Ontario, has launched a campaign titled “Time to Care,” in which they are calling on the Ontario government to keep its promises to introduce staffing and care standards in long-term care facilities. Pat Armstrong & Donna Baines were interviewed for the campaign video.

Click here to watch CUPE Ontario's "Time to Care" video on YouTube


Co-Investigator Sally Chivers was a speaker at the Life & Health panel at Trent University's 50th Anniversary: Ideas that Change the World Symposium 2014. Sally's presentation was titled "Re-Imagining long-term residential care for a more just and caring system," in which she mentions the MCRI project and discusses her visits to long-term care centres.


To watch and listen to Sally's presentation on re-Imagining long-term residential care click here.
*Note* Sally's presentation begins at the 17:00 minute.


A Research Snapshot of the work our team is conducting is summarized in the following publication:


Now published and available on Emerald’s website: “It is a scandal!: Comparing the causes and consequences of nursing home media scandals in five countries” by Liz Lloyd, Albert Banerjee, Charlene Harrington, Frode F. Jacobsen and Marta Szebehely.

Listen to the video abstract for "It's a scandal!" article by Albert Banerjee below:


Author Meets Reader

With Susan Braedley
Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St., Ottawa ON

Click here for the event flyer for Author Meets Reader.


The Second Annual Robarts Lecture in Canadian Studies and Collective Book Launch
Working for Care: Caring for Work

Thursday, October 3, 2013
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Senate Chamber, 9th floor, North Ross Building

Pat Armstrong, York University

Click here for the event flyer for the Second Annual Robarts Lecture.

Watch the full presentation.


Troubling Care book now available!

Troubling Care: Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices, authored by seven students and seven faculty members involved in the study, is now published and available for purchase.

For preview of Troubling Care and to purchase a hard copy of the book, click here.


Changing the Conversation:
Re-imagining Long-term Residential Care

Monday, May 27th, 2013
6:00 – 8:00pm
Courtyard Marriott
475 Yonge Street

Dr. Liz Lloyd, University of Bristol
Dr. Monique Lanoix, Appalachian State University
Dr. Sally Chivers, Trent University

Click here for the event flyer for Changing the Conversation.