- Help those in need: Invest $3.8 billion in mental health, addictions and housing supports over 10 years.
- Support our seniors: Introduce free dental care for low-income seniors.
- Cut hospital wait times and end hallway medicine: Build 15,000 long-term care beds in five years and 30,000 beds in 10 years.
What this will cost:
Increasing Mental Health Funding - Cost shared with federal government, approximately $190 million per year for 10 years.
Free Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors - $98 million per year.
Building New Long-Term Care Beds - Capital costs amortized over duration of asset, total per year cost is $62,000 per bed once operational.