July 28 2021 2:21pm

Ontario deputy premier announces $216M in funding to address surgical backlog

Ontario Deputy Premier Christine Elliott announced on Wednesday that the province would be allocating $216 million in funding to help address a surgical backlog that was created by a shift in resources during to the COVID-19 pandemic. When asked how long it would take to clear, Elliott says they don’t have a clear timeline given that some people coming forward may not have been diagnosed as of yet.

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