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Heard of TransForm? It spends $500M hospital tax dollars annually

A little-known local health care organization that spends half a billion dollars in taxpayer money annually — and which has 20 employees on the Sunshine List — could double in size over the next year. 1,036 more words

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All party support of Time to Care Act is applauded in Peterborough

In what is seen as a victory for Ontario’s seniors, Bill 33 passed its second reading this week.

Introduced to the legislature at Queen’s Park by NDP MPP France Gelinas, the private member’s bill would see residents of the province’s long-term care facilities receive four hours of hands-on care per day. 316 more words

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Health care, harm reduction workers call on Ontario to declare opioid emergency

TORONTO —More than 700 doctors, nurses, harm reduction workers and academics are calling on Ontario to declare opioid overdoses and deaths an emergency, as British Columbia did last year. 659 more words

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