May 10, 2011
In what Health Minister Deb Matthews is hailing as a “reverse brain drain,” Ontario licensed a record 3,708 doctors last year — 41 per cent of them from other countries.
Ten years ago, 28 per cent of licences went to international grads.
As a result, 94 per cent of Ontarians now have access to their own doctor and a growing number of physicians understand the cultures of their patients, said Matthews. Continue reading