News and Insights

The Santis team shares its insights on the key sectors and factors driving decisions and change in the health care and life sciences sector across Canada.

NEWS: Summary of Ontario's Announcement on Palliative Care

Dec. 10, 2018 – The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Christine Elliott, Parliamentary Assistant Effie Triantafilopoulos, and Burlington MPP Jane McKenna were in Burlington this morning to announce funding for End-of-Life Care.

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NEWS: Auditor General of Ontario 2018 Health Care Findings

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, released the Office’s 2018 Annual Report. Volume 1 of the report includes 15 value-for-money audits related to the assistive devices program, Health Quality Ontario, interprovincial and international health services, MRI and CT scanning services, various programs and organizations.

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NEWS: Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables fiscal update focused on tax cuts for Canadian businesses

At 4 p.m. on November 21, 2018, the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, tabled the Liberal government’s final Fall Economic Statement (FES) before the federal election next fall. The update, titled Investing in Middle Class Jobs, has new measures that include pro-business efforts to reduce regulations and expand international trade.

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