James Bay Coast waits decade for new hospital, minister says it’s a priority – CBC

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins says the project has been identified as a ‘priority’

May 01, 2017

In 2007, an agreement was signed between the federal and Ontario governments to fund a new main hospital on the James Bay Coast in northern Ontario.

Ten years later, little has been done.

The provincial government recently re-committed itself to the plan in the 2017 budget.

In an email statement to CBC News, Health Minister Eric Hoskins called the project a “priority that will address growing demand for health care services, and support new and innovative models of care.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/james-bay-hospital-replacement-ten-years-later-1.4091706

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