Seniors not forgotten in Ontario budget, minister says

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Jun 22
Seniors not forgotten in Ontario budget

Finance Minister Charles Sousa says province wants seniors to ‘live with dignity’

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa defended the spring budget on Friday, saying the province is providing for seniors as well as youth, despite its announcement of free prescription drugs for people 24 and under.

Sousa told Metro Morning that the $465 million pharmacare plan announced Thursday, which would cover prescription medications to treat most acute and common chronic conditions for children and young adults, does not shortchange seniors in any way.

“We want our seniors to live with dignity and respect and comfortably, obviously,”

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