Ontario optometrists overwhemingly vote to withdraw OHIP services unless Province covers costs

By Mike Renzella

The Haldimand Press

HALDIMAND—Ontario’s optometrists say they are being shortchanged by the Provincial government – and they’ve had enough.

Nearly all of the province’s optometrists, 96%, have voted to stop accepting OHIP-covered service by September 1, 2021 if the Province doesn’t step up their funding.

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