The Niagara Falls Review, the Welland Tribune and Liberal MPP Kim Craitor have joined the call by Niagara Regional Council for an independent review of the Niagara Health System's 'hospital improvement plan'. The plan cuts hospital services in several smaller communities in Niagara and has caused a major uproar in local communities.
Health Minister Deb Matthews has repeatedly said she's impressed by the work done by the Niagara Health System and that it can continue implementing its blueprint for the future. She said she has no plans to appoint an investigator. For more see here.