FORD: $15.2B to support health care in Ontario by Joy Osiagwu

The Ontario government is investing nearly $45 million to create up to 254 more beds in hospitals and alternative health facilities in Ottawa, including nearly $18 million to address ambulance offload times in Ottawa and the hiring of more frontline staff. This is part of the government's $15.2 billion investment in health care announced in the 2020 Budget, Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover.The first pillar of the Action Plan ― Protect ― outlines how the province is protecting people during the COVID-19 pandemic by improving access to care and reducing surgical backlogs.
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