Latest Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Stories

2008-10-08 12:00:37

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is demanding the minister of health maintain a popular project to conduct community medical testing in 10 rural hospital labs -- and get to the bottom of who made the controversial decision to axe it.

2008-07-01 21:00:19

Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Federal Minister of Health, will make an important renewed funding announcement over the next five years, to the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Date: July 2, 2008 Time: 9:00 a.m.

2008-06-20 12:00:47

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Responding to today's appointment of David Caplan as Minister of Health, three of Ontario's largest health care unions are warning that they will fight any attempts by the new minister to privatize health care services.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.