Manitoba’s Liberals say they would create 1,200 additional housing units for seniors if the party were to win the Sept. 10 election.
Leader Dougald Lamont says the community-based units would be built by 2024 at a cost of $160 million.
He says he would also boost home-care funding by $38 million in the first year.
And he would put $5 million more each year into programs for seniors.
Lamont says he would also create the role of an independent seniors advocate.
He says a Liberal government would do more for seniors than the Progressive Conservatives have.
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