Federal government signs $221-million agreement with Quebec for long-term care homes

Federal government signs $221-million agreement with Quebec for long-term care homes

Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announces more funding for long term care facilities during a press conference on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announces more funding for long term care facilities during a press conference on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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