Air conditioning should be required during heat waves, say advocates for homeless, elderly

Date: August 16, 2016 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News
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Air conditioning should be required during heat waves, say advocates for homeless, elderly

Some long-term care units for elderly are 'oppressively hot' and windows don't open, says lawyer

By Laura Wright, CBC News Posted: Aug 15, 2016 5:00 AM 

John Argue, a Board member of OSSCO, was invited to express a seniors' group's views about how to protect seniors in times of excessive hot weather, for a CBC News interview.  John recommended that the City of Toronto's Public Health offices have valuable information about where seniors may request advice about using air conditioning, for example, that can be recommended during heat waves.

For more details, please follow the link below. 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/should-cooling-be-required-during-heat-waves-1.3719006