Ontario Health Care

What Ontario's Budget Should Look Like

Sean Speer | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics
Sean Speer

On May 1 Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa will stand in the provincial legislature to deliver this year's budget speech. Imagine if Sousa were to surprise us all and take a different track -- one that sets out a new agenda to return Ontario to its historical position as the economic engine of the country.

‘Breaking Bad' Gets Hospital CEO Thinking..

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Watching "Breaking Bad" — the hit TV show about a teacher who turned to cooking meth to help pay for his cancer treatments — got David M...

Why Chronic Health Care Is the Challenge of Our Century

Tim Hudak | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Politics
Tim Hudak

Health care in Ontario today has tremendous strengths, none greater than the dedicated and highly trained nurses, doctors, pharmacists, home care workers and other professionals who devote their lives to delivering care. But at the same time, we face important challenges.

Ontario Doctors' Deal With Province Cuts Costs, Changes Services

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario doctors have endorsed a new deal with the province that will see some services scaled back and others modernized in order to find sa...

Which Disease Scares Ontarians The Most?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Living

Halloween may be over, but Ontarians seem to fear some health issues all year round. According to a recent poll conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf ...

When Is a Mentally Ill Child Ready for Adult Treatment?

Arthur Gallant | Posted 10.06.2012 | Canada
Arthur Gallant

I have been a client using the services of adolescent mental health clinics and adult mental health clinics. In Ontario, it's being suggested that there is a disconnect between youth who are transitioning from an adolescent clinic to an adult clinic because for somebody emotionally fragile, this prospect can be extremely frightening.

Dear Ontario, Get Ready To Pay For More Health Services

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Caesarean sections could be one of the services delisted from medicare by the Ontario government as it looks to cut costs and trim a $16-bil...

Ont. Liberal Calls Conservative Health Plan 'Nonsense'

CBC | Posted 02.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Ontario's Liberal government will make it clear to voters that it's the federal Conservatives who are forcing cuts to health services, Fin...

Ontario Hospital Bed Shortage Critical: Report

CP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Ontario is grappling with a serious shortage of hospital beds that's compromising patient care and the province has fa...

Mental Illness in Canada: Forty Years of Neglect

Marvin Ross | Posted 08.09.2011 | Canada
Marvin Ross

Lack of services for the mentally ill is becoming an issue for the upcoming election in Ontario. Many are not impressed with what this government has...