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  • Ontario Improving Access to Addiction Treatment in Brantford

    Ontario is expanding the addiction treatment program at St. Leonard's Community Services in Brantford to reduce wait times and improve access to high quality addiction supports.

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  • Prepare and Store Food Safely for Summer Picnics and Barbecues

    As you enjoy picnics and barbecues in your back yard, on camping trips or at the cottage with friends and family this long weekend, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, are reminding you to take steps to stay safe from foodborne illnesses.

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  • Abortion Pill Available Across Ontario at No Cost

    Ontario is giving women more choice over their reproductive health by making Mifegymiso, a safe and effective medical alternative to surgical abortion, available at no cost.

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  • Ontario Consulting on Transparency in the Health Care Sector

    Ontario is consulting with patients, health care providers and the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries in order to increase openness and transparency for the people of Ontario regarding their health care.

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  • Ontario Supporting High-Quality Addiction Support in Sarnia Area

    Ontario is providing Bluewater Health with a grant to plan for a new facillity that would provide faster and closer access to mental health and addictions services for people in Sarnia-Lambton and the surrounding area.

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  • Ontario Expanding Cardiac Care in Sault Ste. Marie

    Ontario is reducing wait times for people receiving heart disease treatment in the North by investing in Sault Area Hospital's cardiac care program.  

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  • New Mental Health and Addictions Services for Lake Huron-Area First Nations

    Ontario is increasing access to culturally appropriate mental health and addictions services for Indigenous people in eight communities along the North Shore of Lake Huron, including seven First Nations and the urban Indigenous population of Sault Ste. Marie.   

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  • Ontario Supporting New Cardiovascular Surgery Program in Thunder Bay

    Ontario is increasing access to important health care services and reducing wait times for people in the North by investing in a comprehensive cardiovascular surgery facility at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

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  • Repairs and Upgrades Coming to 131 Ontario Hospitals this Year

    Ontario is continuing to strengthen and support hospitals across the province with repairs and upgrades to 131 hospitals this year, to provide patients with high-quality care in a safe and healthy environment. 

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