Territories agree to health funding deal with federal government – CBC

Nunavut, Yukon and N.W.T. join 3 of 4 Atlantic provinces in signing bilateral deals with Ottawa

Jan 16, 2017

Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories have signed bilateral deals with the federal government on health-care transfers.

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the deals on Monday in a tweet, which was followed by a statement from Health Canada.

The deal means that the territories will together get an additional $36.1 million in new financial funding for mental health and home care over the next 10 years, beginning in the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/territories-health-deal-struck-1.3938566

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