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Ontario spending $125 million in hospital upgrades

August 20, 2015   CCE

Ontario is providing approximately $125 million in 2015-16 to hospitals across the province.

Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement on August 19 at Toronto East General Hospital, which will receive approximately $1.7 million in 2015-16.

Across Ontario, 128 hospitals will receive Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) grants.

The projects will include:

  • Structural upgrades such as roof replacements and new windows
  • Upgraded heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Improvements such as upgrading back-up generators
  • Upgraded fire alarm systems and other work needed to address requirements under the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Fire Code.

In the 2015 Budget, the province committed to spending $11 billion on hospital capital grants over 10 years.

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