Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Queen's Park News

Ontario is making it more convenient for people to connect to care closer to home by launching pharmacist prescribing for some of the most common medical ailments. As of January 1, 2023, Ontarians will be able to stop in at pharmacies across the province to receive prescriptions for thirteen common ailments, including rashes, pink eye, insect bites and urinary tract infections with just their health card. This service makes it more convenient to access care by removing a doctor’s office...
The Ontario government is providing $13,204,620 to help renew and rehabilitate local infrastructure in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. The funding is being delivered through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) and is part of the government’s overall investment of $400 million in 2023. “I am very pleased to see this substantial infrastructure funding for our municipalities here in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. I heard firsthand from municipal leaders how important these funds are to support infrastructure renewal and I am delighted that our government...

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