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Hospitals rely on private sector funding more and more
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) reports that total expenditures on Ontario hospitals increased to $23.7 billion in 2016. This is an increase of 2.4% since 2015 and 6.1% since the 2012. While provincial government expenditures increase...

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Ontario is not sinking into deficit: Better public services can be won
The Financial Accountability Office (FAO) predicts significant deficits over the next several years - despite also predicting
significant economic growth. Using the government's accounting method, the FAO is predicting budget deficits of $0.5 billion this y...

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Hospital funding increase less than last year's
In  the lead up to the Budget, the government crowed  that they had heard the public and would improve funding for hospitals. However, based on government  announcements, they actually plan to lower the hospital funding increase this year.   They state they...

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More spending on new hospitals and new beds? Nope
Hospital funding:  There is something off about the provincial government's Budget claims on hospital capital funding (funding to build and renovate hospital beds and facilities).    For what it is worth (which is not that much, given the long time frame th...

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More spending on new hospitals and new beds? Nope
Hospital funding:  There is something off about the provincial government's Budget claims on hospital capital funding (funding to build and renovate hospital beds and facilities).    For what it is worth (which is not that much, given the long time frame th...

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Cash give-aways haven't helped the Liberals so why double down?
T he government has answered the question about who migh t benefit from the improved fiscal situation of the province .  A t least in part. The government announce ment yesterd ay that they will spend $2.5 billion over three yea rs on hydro subsidies ( an a...

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Ontario government spending grows. But the deficit falls like a stone
Yesterday’s third quarter report from the Ministry of F inance indicates that their estimate of the deficit
for 2016/17 fiscal year has fallen by $2.4 billion -- from $4.3 billion to $1.9 billion. This
despite the announcement of another $223 million in new...

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The end of provincial public sector austerity in Ontario?
The
experts appointed by the Wynne government to review the recent claim by the Auditor
General that the surpluses in the teacher and civil servant pension plans cannot be counted
as an asset to reduce the provincial government’s debt and deficit have repor...

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Few hospital beds & sparse hospital staff means overflowing hospitals
There's a lot of news story of late about hospitals overflowing with too many inpatients and not enough beds. Here's some of the headlines:       What is not so often reported
is that this is directly related to Ontario's policies of very high hospital bed...

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There are a number of news story of late about hospitals overflowing with too many inpatients and not enough beds.   What is not reported so often unfortunately is that this is directly related to the fact that Ontario has the lowest ratio of hospital beds ...
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