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“Remember, it didn’t start with gas chambers. It started with politicians dividing people with ‘us and them’. It started with intolerance and hate speech and when people stopped caring, became desensitized and turned a blind eye.”

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Inquiry to probe systemic issues in care facilities

One of the most agonizing decisions people face is admitting a family member into a long-term care facility, Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant Denise

Koster has seen it all during three decades in workplace violence

Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant Denise Koster, has been gripped by the ongoing harassment and sex assault scandals spreading across the entertainment

Voice of family members critical in Wettlaufer inquiry: Koster

TORONTO — A surviving victim, relatives of murdered seniors, and advocacy and health-care groups are among 17 groups and entities granted permission to take part in a public

Best Practices for Conducting Workplace Investigations

Investigating serious health and safety issues, particularly incidences of workplace violence and harassment is often difficult, uncomfortable and troubling for all parties involved.

Koster to offer insights on workplace investigations

 Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse specialist  Denise Koster  will review best practices for conducting thorough, unbiased and comprehensive workplace 

Mitigating risk: the importance of workplace threat assessments

 Canadian companies need to do much more to protect their employees from violence in the workplace

Tips for strengthening sexual harassment policies

 Increased publicity around sexual harassment in the workplace has put added pressure on employers to ensure that due diligence is consistently applied when dealing with complaints 

Recommendations for conducting unbiased workplace investigations

 An organization that decides to conduct an internal investigation when a harassment complaint is lodged by an employee must ensure that it’s carried out by unbiased, trained 

Creating a Violence Free Working and Living Environment