Health ministers to hear more details on federal funding promised by Ottawa | Globalnews.ca


Provincial and territorial health ministers have offered a united entrance as they search extra federal funding, and Tuesday anticipate to listen to extra particulars on money promised by their federal counterpart.

British Columbia Well being Minister Adrian Dix is internet hosting the nation’s well being ministers for a second day of talks in Vancouver which can be set to incorporate discussions with federal minister Jean-Yves Duclos.

Dix says ministers will overview any supply from Duclos however they’re clear on one factor – they need federal funding boosted to 35 per cent of their well being expenditure, up from 22 per cent.

Duclos didn’t present any specifics of the funding promise, however stated Monday that each one jurisdictions should conform to utilizing widespread key well being indicators and constructing a “world-class” well being information system for the nation.

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Dix says well being ministers are dedicated to supporting one another as all jurisdictions climate a disaster in staffing whereas nonetheless making an attempt to get via the pandemic.

He additionally referred to as for a nationwide assembly on the Canada Well being Switch, the federal cash doled out to provinces and territories, in line with what he says was a promise from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he first took workplace in 2015.


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