For families whose loved ones were killed by ex-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer, their chance to take part in a public inquiry will be limited not by law but by money.
Jonathan Sher, The London Free Press
Jonathan Sher covers health for PostMedia and the London Free Press, has been named journalist of the year by his Ontario colleagues, has twice been a finalist for Canada's top award for public service journalism and has been a finalist or winner of 18 Ontario Newspaper Awards. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter @JSheratLFPress
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A hearing for a public inquiry into long-term care in Ontario began dramatically Tuesday when a woman who survived the murderous rampage of then-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer asked to participate.
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