For the third year in a row, Ontario has the lowest registered nurse (RN)-to-population ratio in the country.

    Figures released on June 14 by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show that Ontario's RN-to-population ratio continues its downward trend. CIHI figures show the province has only 669 RNs per 100,000 people, compared to 828 RNs per 100,000 people across the rest of Canada. This puts patients at risk.

    Would you like to learn more about RNAO’s president Angela Cooper Brathwaite and CEO Doris Grinspun? Do you have thoughts or questions related to your practice you would like to share?

    Consider hosting a visit with your chapter or region for RNAO’s annual fall tour between Oct. 4 - 26.

    The protection of the homeless in Ontario is every citizen’s responsibility.

    This was the message in the five-person jury’s verdict in the Grant Faulkner inquest between June 11 and 15. One that a coalition – made up of RNAO, people with lived experience, community service organizations and health-care professionals – participated in.