May 10, 2011
Toronto Star

Louise Brown

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.

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Reference: Toronto Star