The Ontario Health Coalition is keeping a running account of all the cuts to health care by the Ford government. They also explain the impact of the initiatives which are not easy to quantify.
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Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell, just appointed to lead the fiscal inquiry in Ontario, is perhaps the biggest enemy of public health care in Canada. Health care advocates will stand against him
The Harris government cut $13 billion in its first four years. Doug Ford plans to cut $22 billion over three years. These are likely not efficiencies.
Find resources, information about debates and meet the candidates events and other tools to help inform you about the important issues surrounding health care during the upcoming Ontario election.
Mr. Ford was quoted in Thunder Bay’s media yesterday falsely stating that comparable hospital beds cost $3,500 while long-term care beds cost a fraction of that. This is not true.
Emerging from the budget lock up this afternoon, Ontario Health Coalition spokespeople were positive but cautious about the health care funding announcements.
The Ontario government is moving forward with legislation that lifts the ban on private hospitals, rolls private hospitals in with private clinics and renames them Community Health Facilities.
One-fourth of the hospital money announced today was already announced and the announced beds are temporary and few. Meanwhile government continues to move capacity to private for-profit facilities.
As Health Ministers from across Canada meet in Edmonton today, Canada's Health Coalitions released a report showing what the bilateral health schemes pushed through by the Trudeau government have cost
Read the report and find out about how much private clinics are really costing us