“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive.  You will thrive in-spite of it.”  Joel Osteen. All retaliation impacts many employees and is a serious issue for organizations not to mention very difficult to resolve.Continue Reading

Reporting Elder Abuse There is very clear legislation in the Long Term Care Act identifying abuse and how to report it but for some reason employers have difficulty understanding/enforcing it. You just have to Google Elder Abuse and find the multiple reports of abuse which were only dealt with afterContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – There are many definitions of Elder Abuse and Neglect. Although most are similar, the Yukon has one of the most comprehensive definition: the deliberate mistreatment of an adult that (a) causes the adult physical, mental or emotional harm, or (b) causes financial damage or loss to theContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – The easiest way to explain what happens to WHISTLEBLOWERS is to use few examples from my case,  but this could have happened to anyone, your mother, father, daughter or son. There are multiple documents/books which give a template to shut down Whistleblowers. Step 1: Deny everything.   In myContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – CFN is proud to present a new column by former City of Cornwall HR specialist and Whistle blower, Diane Shay. Diane was a manager at Glen Stor Dun Lodge, our area’s government run seniors residence who became embroiled in a massive Whistle Blowing case that the cityContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – A new whistle blower has gone public.  RN Julie Johnston of Cornwall Ontario who works at Glen Stor Dun Lodge has submitted a letter which we have published unedited below. Ms Johnston is the nurse that  submitted 11 letters to council that never made their way directly;Continue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – Whistleblower and former Glen Stor Dun Lodge manager Diane Shay has issued a press release regarding her ordeal vs the city. Excerpt of court documents.  Ms Shay’s text of incident. Excerpt 2 – Ms Shay being “disciplined” excerpt 3 – a summation of what ocurred excerpt –Continue Reading

CFN – Because this story has multiple layers and spans five years, here are the basic facts: A man was physically assaulted then tied to a table by his personal support worker (PSW) at a senior’s home called Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge.   That was on May 25th, 2008.   The LodgeContinue Reading