Investing in Health Care and Land Ambulance - Fort Frances, Kenora and Dryden

Published on November 19, 2019

Health Care and Land Ambulance

MPP Greg Rickford announced on November 12th that across Ontario, the government is investing an additional $68 million to support small and medium-sized hospitals. This includes an increase in funding of $292,000 for Lake of the Woods District Hospital, $260,000 for Riverside Health in Fort Frances $341,000 for the Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre, and a $185,000 increase for Dryden Regional Health Centre. In total, 66 small and medium-sized hospitals across the province received incremental funding. 

The Kenora District Services Board is also receiving an incremental $1.4 million in funding that adds two more permanent paramedics in Kenora, providing relief to the system throughout the region.