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
May 27, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario – Immediate Action Needed to Support Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes

In the wake of the disturbing report from the Canadian Armed Forces released yesterday, the Association representing Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes is urging the provincial government to act now on immediate n
News Releases
May 20, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Supports Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Yesterday, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that the provincial government will be launching a commission into Ontario’s long-term care system beginning in September.
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