Justin Trudeau vows to defend Canada Health Act, not revisit it

Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

… amid growing concern about health-care companies finding creative ways around the constraints of the law. Justin Trudeau said Monday he won’t hesitate to claw back money from provinces that violate the Canada Health Act… the parliamentary secretary to the minister of health addressed those concerns, saying legislation the Ford government has introduced will require extra charges… be made public, and ensuring each centre has a process for receiving and responding to patient complaints.

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Ontario reforming process for kids aging out of child welfare system

Friday, February 24th, 2023

Youth in Ontario’s child welfare system will soon see a new support network with more services and money to help them better prepare for life outside the system.  They’ll also be able to stay in the system until they’re 23, up from 21… Direct payments to young adults, which are based on age and start at 18, will also go up.

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