Liberals pledge $9 billion for long-term care - CB

2022-04-05
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said today that a re-elected Liberal government would spend $9 billion to address the dangerous shortfalls in Canada’s long-term care sector that were exposed by the pandemicThe Ontario Hospital Association..

“As we learn the difficult lessons of this pandemicThe crisis GTA hospitals are facing i, we must make sure tragedies like this never happen again,” Trudeau told a news conference in Victoria, B.Ca 55 per cent increase over last year.

A $9 billion investment would be a significant increase on the government’s long-term care commitment in the 2021 budgetspecial_label, which called for new spending of $3 billion over five yearsre a little bit more i, starting in 2022-23.

The Liberals say the increased investment would be used to improve the quality and availability of long-term care bedss no distancing,.

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