Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care resigns

In a letter shared via social media Monday (Feb. 26), Dr. Eric Hoskins announced his immediate resignation as Minister of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario.

Dr. Hoskins, in the same letter, noted his resignation from his position of Member of Provincial Parliament for St. Paul’s.

“It has been a profound privilege to represent the residents of St. Paul’s, a diverse and vibrant community in the heart of Toronto.  I have tried my best to serve them well these past eight years,” wrote Dr. Hoskins.

“Likewise, I am grateful for the opportunities given to me, and the trust placed in me, by Premier Kathleen Wynne.  She has accomplished, and will accomplish, so much for Ontario. I am proud to have been part of her Cabinet, government and the Liberal caucus.”

The letter continues to explain Dr. Hoskins’ is leaving Queen’s Park but remains “determined to continue building better healthcare for all Canadians.  That path and journey will become clear in the days ahead.”

Click here to read his letter in its entirety.