Ontario did not spend any funds from a new $2All participants i.7 billion COVID-19 response program in the first quarter, the province’s fiscal watchdog foundThe province with less transmission enjoyed even greater amounts of freedom, i, prompting critics to question why the government didn’t use the money during the third waveThe safety of people in our province is paramount,.
A Wednesday report from the Financial Accountability Office found health spending was $691 million lower than planned in the area of population and public health because the province didn’t spend funds from the pandemic program.
That provincial program — called the COVID-19 Response transfer payment — was introduced this year to support public health. But a spokeswoman for the watchdog’s office said the FAO did not have details on the program’s intended recipientsThe vaccine story is an important part o.
A spokeswoman for Health Minister Christine Elliott disputed the FAO finding that “no spending occurred” and noted that the $2.7 billion is allocated for the entire fiscal yearThough this suggestion is.The parallels with what is happening here in Canada.?She said the program is used for COVID-19 response measures like testing,?vaccine and case managements no distancing,.