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  • Ontario Recognizing Outstanding Bravery of Paramedics

    TORONTO — Ontario is honouring paramedics from across the province with the Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery. This award is given to paramedics who have displayed exceptional acts of courage — performed on the job or off-duty — in the face of grave, personal danger.

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  • Ontario Providing More Support for Hospitals

    TORONTO — Ontario is taking further action to end hallway health care by making increased investments in the province's hospitals.  

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  • Ontario Expanding Home and Community Care in York Region

    NEWMARKET - Ontario is making major investments to expand home and community care at Southlake Regional Health Centre as part of the province's plan to end hallway health care and build more capacity in York Region.

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  • Ontario Expands Support for Addictions Treatment in Kitchener

    Ontario's new Consumption and Treatment Services model saves lives by preventing overdose deaths and connecting people who use drugs to primary care, treatment, rehabilitation, mental health, and other health and social services. That's why Ontario continues to connect people to wrap-around supports through the approval of a community-led application for a new Consumption and Treatment Services site in Kitchener.

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  • Ontario Names Advisor on Public Health and Emergency Health Services Consultations

    Today, Ontario announced that Jim Pine, Chief Administrative Officer of the County of Hastings and former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, will serve as advisor for renewed consultations on strengthening and modernizing public health and emergency health services. Pine will play a key role in facilitating productive discussions between the Ministry of Health and public health, emergency health and municipal stakeholders.

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  • Ontario Investing in Critical Hospital Improvements for Patients in Grimsby

    GRIMSBY — Many patients and families across the province are receiving care in aging hospitals that no longer meet modern health care standards and don't have capacity to meet growing demands. In response, Ontario is investing in hospital infrastructure projects in communities like Grimsby to help end hallway health care.

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  • Ontario Expanding Hospital Emergency Department in Geraldton

    Geraldton — Many patients and families across the province are waiting in crowded emergency departments that do not have the capacity to meet growing demands. In response, Ontario is investing in hospital infrastructure projects in communities like Geraldton to help end hallway health care.

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  • Ontario Funding Hospice Beds in Elgin Region

    ST. THOMAS — Ontarians nearing the end of their lives deserve the choice to receive end-of-life care at home or in the community in a comfortable setting. This is often not the case, with many patients still receiving palliative care in hospitals. That's why Ontario is committed to providing more appropriate and compassionate palliative care services for patients and families in the Elgin region.  

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  • Ontario Supporting Hospital Expansion in Uxbridge

    UXBRIDGE — Patients and families in growing communities like Uxbridge are receiving care in facilities with aging infrastructure and not enough capacity to meet growing demands. That's why Ontario is investing in hospital infrastructure projects in communities across the province to add more beds and help end hallway health care. 

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  • Ontario Supporting Addictions Treatment and Recovery in North Bay

    NORTH BAY - Every year, 2.5 million Ontarians experience a mental health or addictions challenge. Ontario is joining Addictions and Mental Health Ontario to mark the province's thirteenth annual Recovery Month. This September, the government is building awareness, challenging stigma and recognizing the role that recovery plays in improving the lives of individuals, families and communities dealing with addictions.

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  • Ontario Expanding Home and Community Care Services

    TORONTO — Ontario is making major investments to expand home and community care to help end hallway health care and build more capacity in communities across the province. 

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