Ontario announces new health-care funding, including $200 million to address staffing shortages

Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy announced new funding on Thursday for the health-care sector, including an additional $569 million to help with hospitals and home care, and an additional $425 million over three years for mental health and addiction services. In addition, Bethlenfalvy said the government was committing $200 million toward addressing immediate staffing shortages.