Catherine Fife MPP, Waterloo

Government of Ontario

Health and Long-Term Care

Mental Health Services in Ontario: Direct the Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions to earmark funding for dedicated training for staff providing mental health services with a focus on evidence-based, trauma-informed approaches, to review intake and discharge procedures to ensure consistency of care, and to provide funding for Alternative Destination Clincs in communities across Ontario.

Support the Till Death Do Us Part Act: Direct the Minister of Long-Term Care to pass Bill 21 and provide seniors with the right to live together as they age.

Support the Gender Affirming Health Care Act: petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to support MPP Kristyn Wong-Tam's Private Member’s Bill ⁠— The Gender Affirming Health Care Advisory Committee Act to improve access to and coverage for gender affirming health care in Ontario.

Develop an Ontario Dementia Strategy: Call on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to develop, commit, and fund a comprehensive Ontario Dementia Strategy. 

Stop Ford's Health Care Privatization Plan: Ontarians should get health care based on need, not the size of their wallet.

Universal Pharmacare for all Ontarians: Necessary prescription medications shouldn't put Ontarians into debt, we need to develop a universal pharmacare plan.

Coverage Needed for Braces: Amend dental coverage under Healthy Smiles Ontario to include coverage for braces.

Provide OHIP coverage for prostate specific antigen testing: early detection of prostate cancer saves lives.