QUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli spoke today in the Ontario Legislature about recent concerns raised in relation to […]
Ontarians may not get an early spring — thanks Wiarton Willie — but they will get an early provincial budget. […]
Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is back at Queens Park for the next session at the provincial legislature. He says most of the attention will be on the provincial budget…
While crystal methamphetamine seems to be wreaking the most havoc on addicts in London, abuse of Fentanyl is an ongoing issue, and one garnering headlines across the country after a rash of overdose deaths out West.
Launched in North Bay, then made into a private member’s bill by MPP Vic Fedeli, patch-for-patch started rolling out in London last fall. Pharmacies in Strathroy and St. Thomas have been on board for nearly a year, and since last fall, auxiliary police have been visiting London pharmacies to educate staff on the program.
The North Bay Regional Health Centre will receive $6 million in one-time funding for its 2015-16 fiscal year.
Paul Heinrich, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer, said the money will help the hospital implement its improvement plan while minimizing the impact on staffing levels.
Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli and city council also pressured the province for one-time transitional funding, as well as to adjust the hospital’s financial targets.
QUEEN’S PARK – With pre-budget consultations wrapping up in Toronto today, the Official Opposition is charging that the Wynne government […]