News Releases

Highlighting AdvantAge Ontario media activity and member “good news” stories from across the province.

Media contact: Debbie Humphreys, Senior Director, Corporate and Public Affairs, 905.851.8821 x 233

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Releases

News Releases
March 25, 2020

Funding Stability and COVID-19 Support a Much-Needed Boost for Seniors’ Care

The $3.3 billion in new funding for health care announced in the budget statement, titled Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, includes critically needed funds for long-term care homes and home and community care providers to tackle the COV
News Releases
March 16, 2020

Statement from Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, on COVID-19

The residents living in long-term care homes, retirement homes and supportive housing are some of our province’s most vulnerable people. We want to assure Ontarians that our members are doing everything they can to safeguard residents from exposure t
News Releases
September 20, 2019

Funding Extension a Welcomed Response to Long Term Care Pressures

The Government of Ontario took a big step forward in their efforts to change long term care in Ontario for the better with today’s announcement that the province is extending the High Wage Transition Fund and the Structural Compliance Fund while it w
News Releases
July 31, 2019

Long Term Care Homes Inquiry Releases Final Report

Earlier today, the Honourable Eileen E. Gillese released the much-awaited Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Report, which provides 91 recommendations for the long term care sector.
News Releases
June 21, 2019

AdvantAge Ontario Welcomes New Minister of Long-Term Care

AdvantAge Ontario CEO, Lisa Levin, welcomes the appointment of Merrilee Fullerton as Ontario’s new Minister of Long-Term Care.