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  • Ontario Opening More Transitional Care Beds in the Greater Toronto Area

    Ontario Opening More Transitional Care Beds in the Greater Toronto Area

    Investments in Innovative Frontline Care Models Will Help End Hallway Health Care

    TORONTO — Across Ontario, 15 per cent of patients needlessly remain in hospitals waiting to transition to another, more appropriate health care facility or provider. This creates unnecessary strain on the health care system and worsens capacity pressures in Ontario's hospitals. That's why Ontario is investing in innovative frontline care solutions to help end hallway health care. 

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  • Ontario Expanding Life-Changing Treatment for Patients with Essential Tremors

    Ontario Expanding Life-Changing Treatment for Patients with Essential Tremors

    Investments in Frontline Care will Improve Ontarians’ Quality of Life

    TORONTO — Approximately four per cent of Ontarians aged 65 years and older are living with essential tremors—a condition that causes uncontrollable shaking that can make it challenging to complete simple tasks like fastening a button and drinking water from a cup. That's why Ontario is investing in frontline services and expanded treatment options to improve the quality of life for more Ontarians.

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  • Working Together to Help the Agri-Food Sector Grow

    QUÉBEC CITY - Today, Ernie Hardeman, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with David Marit, Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture, to discuss common priorities to support the growth of their respective agri-food sectors. This meeting is one of several initiatives happening under the Memorandum of Understanding for Ontario-Saskatchewan Free Trade that is reducing regulatory burden and creating more opportunities for businesses.

  • Ontario Investing in New Program to Support Seniors' Mental Health

    TORONTO - Seniors want to remain active and live independently in age-friendly communities that are open to their full participation. Yet many seniors face challenges that support their mental health and well-being. With an estimated seventeen to thirty per cent of older adults suffering from mental health disorder, Ontario's government is protecting what matters most by supporting the development of a senior mental health and addictions educational program.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility
  • This Summer, Fun is a Click Away!

    TORONTO — Ontario's government is helping hardworking families save money with free admission to 16 Ontario attractions using the 2019 digital Fun Pass. This year, the government is making the Fun Pass available online for families' convenience.

  • Inspection Blitz to Support New and Young Worker Safety

    LONDON —The Ontario Government is working with employers to keep new and young workers safe by launching targeted inspections focused on the safety of summer students. The inspections follow months of outreach to businesses by the Ministry of Labour to educate and assist them in creating safe workplaces. 

    News Release | Labour
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