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COVID-19 Media

September 21, 2021

TVO: “In Ontario group homes, who counts as an essential visitor — and who should?

May 6, 2021

Press Progress: “Disability Groups Say Ontario Government Did Not Consult Them on Life and Death COVID-19 ‘Triage’ Decisions

April 21, 2021

QP Briefing: “Solicitor General brushes off disability advocate concerns about Triage Protocol

April 19, 2021

AMI Audio: “ARCH lawyer, Jessica De Marinis, discussing the important disability rights case recently decided by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

April 12, 2021

Law Times: “First merits decision on role of human rights in COVID pandemic: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

March 29, 2021

Toronto Star: “Vaccine rollout is excluding people with disabilities

March 27, 2021

Toronto Sun: “LEVY: Trailblazing mom wins ‘landmark’ ruling regarding visits to loved ones in congregate care

March 15, 2021

Press Release – NDP Disabilities critic calls for prioritization of people with disabilities for COVID-19 vaccination

March 9, 2021

The News Forum TV with Christine Van Geyn: “Pulling the Plug

March 5, 2021

Toronto Star: “Could Ontario’s Health Care Consent Act be suspended?

February 7, 2021

Globe and Mail: “Ontario’s life-and-death emergency triage protocol remains a work in progress

January 21, 2021

The National Post: “Ontario urged to suspend need for consent before withdrawing life support when COVID crushes hospitals

January 20, 2021

Globe and Mail: “How doctors in Quebec, Ontario will decide who gets care if coronavirus hospitalizations continue to surge

January 13, 2021

The Agenda – Steve Paikin: ARCH lawyer Mariam Shanouda, along with David Lepofsky (AODA Alliance), Dr. James Downar (University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital) & Udo Schuklenk (Queens University) were interviewed by Steve Paikin, The Agenda about the Triage Protocol and its impacts on COVID-19 patients.

January 8, 2021

The Pointer: “Already in ‘crisis mode’: Ontario hospitals have no protocol for who gets priority treatment, human rights advocates say

December 3, 2020

Toronto Star: “Disability rights groups decry Ford government ‘secrecy’ about COVID-19 triage guidelines

October 5, 2020

Toronto Star: “Advocates Demand Release of Triage Protocol

September 14, 2020

Globe & Mail: “Some people with disabilities have been isolated in their care homes for months. Experts say it could lead to an ‘avalanche’ of mental-health issues

September 2, 2020

TVO: “The government’s school-reopening plan ignores kids with disabilities, say critics

April 17, 2020

The Toronto Star: “People with severe disabilities feel especially vulnerable in COVID-19 shutdown”

April 15, 2020

TVO: “‘People are really scared’: Ontarians with disabilities worry they’ll be denied care”

April 10, 2020

The Globe and Mail: “Federal government names group to ensure disabled Canadians included in COVID-19 response”

April 7, 2020

The Toronto Sun: “Disabled to be denied COVID-19 care?”

April 7, 2020

CHCH-TV News: News Video – “Ontario Health drafts a triage protocol if hospitals hit surge capacity”

Last Modified: June 28, 2024