Ontario Breaks Ground on Long-Term Care Home in Stouffville

New home at Mon Sheong Stouffville Long-Term Care Centre will bring 224 much-needed new beds to the province

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STOUFFVILLE — Construction is underway on a new long-term care home adjacent to the existing Mon Sheong Stouffville Long-Term Care Centre. This home is one of 67 long-term care home projects fast-tracked this fall with support from the Ontario government’s increased construction funding subsidy. This is part of the Ontario government’s commitment to build more than 58,000 new and upgraded long-term care beds across the province.

“Congratulations to the Mon Sheong Foundation on their ground-breaking for a second Mon Sheong home in Stouffville. Our government is fixing long-term care and ensuring we build homes for seniors in the communities they helped build,” said Stan Cho, Minister of Long-Term Care. “Today marks a significant milestone for Stouffville. When construction is completed, 224 residents will have a new, modern and comfortable place to call home.”

The new home will provide 224 new beds and will feature design improvements including larger resident common areas and air conditioning throughout the home. The design is centred around ‘resident home areas’, each of which creates a more intimate and familiar living space for up to 32 residents, with dining and activity areas, lounges and bedrooms.

The new home at Mon Sheong Stouffville Long-Term Care Centre will be part of a larger campus of senior living and services and offer culturally appropriate services to the Chinese community. The home is expected to welcome its first residents in fall 2026.

The government is fixing long-term care to ensure Ontario’s seniors get the quality of care and quality of life they need and deserve, both now and in the future. The plan is built on four pillars: staffing and care; quality and enforcement; building modern, safe and comfortable homes; and connecting seniors with faster, more convenient access to the services they need.

Quick Facts

  • The new home will be a not-for-profit home, licensed to and operated by the Mon Sheong Foundation.
  • As part of its plan to fix long-term care and address sector waitlists, the government is building more than 30,000 net new long-term care beds in Ontario by 2028 and upgrading more than 28,000 older beds to modern design standards.
  • Building more modern, safe and comfortable homes for our seniors is part of the Government of Ontario’s Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021.
  • The province is taking innovative steps to get long-term care homes built, including modernizing its funding model, selling unused lands with the requirement that long-term care homes be built on portions of the properties, and leveraging hospital-owned land to build urgently needed homes in large urban areas.
  • As of September 2023, more than 43,000 people were on the waitlist to access a long-term care bed in Ontario. The median wait time is 118 days for applicants to be placed in long-term care.


“The ground-breaking for the second Mon Sheong home in Stouffville is a testament to our commitment to improving long-term care for seniors in Ontario. Our government’s dedication to fixing long-term care is not just a promise; it’s a tangible commitment to creating better living spaces and improved quality of life for those who have built our communities. Congratulations to the Mon Sheong Foundation for their dedication to providing seniors with a new, modern, and comfortable place to call home.”

– Paul Calandra
MPP for Markham—Stouffville

“We believe that the community is brimming with excitement about the ability of Mon Sheong Foundation to build another new long-term care centre in Stouffville in less than two years. This endeavour is not merely straightforward; it stands as a testament to the harmonious collaboration of various parties. We are especially grateful for the support and trust from the Ministry of Long-Term Care.”

– Tim Kwan
Chairman, Mon Sheong Foundation

SOURCE Province of Ontario

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