Statement from Sue Graham-Nutter, Board Chair of AdvantAge Ontario, on Construction Funding Subsidy

The expansion of Ontario’s construction funding subsidy is amazing news for Ontario’s not-for-profit long-term care homes. By providing those homes with greater upfront financing, this measure could lead to thousands more not-for-profit beds. This is in-line with the preferences of Ontarians, more than two-thirds of whom choose not-for-profit care as their first choice in care. AdvantAge Ontario, which has long advocated for these changes, commends government for recognizing the unique circumstances of Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable homes.

About AdvantAge Ontario
AdvantAge Ontario has been the trusted voice for not-for-profit senior care for over 100 years and is the only provincial association representing the full spectrum of the senior care continuum. Our more than 400 members are located across the province and include not-for-profit, charitable, municipal, and hospital-affiliated long-term care homes, seniors’ housing, assisted living in supportive housing, and community service agencies.

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Debbie Humphreys
Senior Director, Corporate and Public Affairs

Chris Noone 
Manager, Communications and Member Services