Province to invest in healthcare in Niagara

Province to invest in healthcare in Niagara

Our vision to build a healthier Niagara got a significant boost Thursday Apr. 27 with the provincial government’s announcement that it will be investing in healthcare in our region. Finance Minister Charles Sousa committed funding for our redevelopment plans, specifically for a new south Niagara hospital. There are many other areas mentioned such as: primary […]

Ontario investing $9 billion more in health care construction

Communities receive significant funding for hospital infrastructure As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is proposing to spend an additional $9 billion to support the construction of new hospital projects across the province. This would bring Ontario’s total planned investment in hospital infrastructure to more than $20 billion over the next 10 years. Premier Kathleen […]

Ontario delivering shorter patient wait times

Major $1.3  billion investment for quicker access to specialized care and services As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality health care services for people across the province by investing $1.3 billion over three years to reduce wait times, with more than $285 million of that for 2017-18. Premier Kathleen Wynne […]

Ontario providing free prescription medications for students

New OHIP+ will make prescription drugs free for everyone 24 and under Premier Kathleen Wynne met with students at the University of Waterloo today to discuss how Ontario’s new OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare Program will benefit them and their families. Last week, Ontario announced that as part of the 2017 Budget, it is moving […]

Ontario boosts mental health supports across the province

Province funding increased mental health programs and services As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is boosting funding for mental health services and supports for people across the province. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, were at the University of Toronto today […]

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