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  • Ontario Expanding Home and Community Care in York Region

    Ontario Expanding Home and Community Care in York Region

    Investments in Frontline Services Key to Ontario’s Plan to End Hallway Health Care

    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 Expands Support for Addictions Treatment in Kitchener

    Ontario Approves and Funds New Consumption and Treatment Services Site

    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 Opening More Transitional Care Beds in the Greater Toronto Area

    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. 

    News Release | Health
  • 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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