Refugee crisis: Eric Hoskins wants 5,000 migrants in Canada this year

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins wants to see 5,000 Syrian refugees resettled in Canada by the end of the year.

Hoskins made the challenge to the federal government as his Liberal government pledged to commit $300,000 to Lifeline Syria, a locally led effort to sponsor Syrian refugees to resettle in Canada. The funding is to hire staff and sponsor refugees, which Hoskins said was "vital humanitarian work."

"We have an obligation to respond," said Hoskins... "The public, in this case, is far ahead of the government," he said. "It is time for governments to heed that public call." Read more here




Transitioning to Value Based Healthcare in Top Tier Healthcare Systems

Omar Ishrak at Breakfast with the Chiefs


Breakfast with the Chiefs - Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Toronto, ON

Virtually There? Digital Health and the Transformation of Care

Dr. Edward M. Brown, William F. Falk and Jennifer Zelmer


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