A total of $4.2 billion has been added to the Ministry of Health budget compared to its 2016-17 base budget. In addition, Budget 2017 invests nearly $3 billion in other priority programs and services over the next three years compared to Budget 2016. These investments include: Support for families and people in need: New mental health funding with a focus on youth: Investing in Housing Supply and Affordability: K-12 Education-$740 million over three years, including: Communities and economic development: Parks and environmental protection: