Ontario announces a plan that aims to stabilize the health-care system as hospitals across the province grapple with ongoing staffing shortages.
CBC News is carrying the news conference live starting at 9 a.m. ET
Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones’ plan to stabilize the health-care system includes increasing surgeries performed at private clinics but covered by OHIP, covering the exam and registration fees for internationally trained nurses, and sending patients waiting for a long-term care bed to a home not of their choosing.
Jones is announcing the plan today, as nursing staff shortages have seen emergency departments across the province close throughout the summer for
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