Category Archives: Privatization

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Federal Home Care Dollars Funding Transfer of the Extra Mural Program to Private Management

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Fredericton – According to Green Party Leader David Coon, the majority of the $12.4 million New Brunswick has received from the Canada-New Brunswick Home and Community Care Funding Agreement will pay for transferring the Province’s extra mural program from the regional health authorities to the management of Medavie. “The federal home care money could have helped seniors with the daily […]

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The Price of Managing Medavie’s Public Drug Programs

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Today I asked questions about the Medavie drug programs. Specifically, I asked for the release of the contracts with Medavie for the Prescription Drug Program and the NB Drug Plan. M. Coon : Le gouvernement donne par contrat à Croix Bleue Medavie la gestion de deux programmes de médicaments. Pour la prochaine année, le Nouveau-Brunswick devra débourser plus de 200 […]

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N.B. government could make money on Medavie deal – Telegraph Journal – 11 Janvier 2018

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Article by: ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau “There are details in there that bear examination,”-David Coon From left, Horizon Health Network Dr. Pamela Jarrett, Medavie CEO Bernard Lord, former Health Minister Victor Boudreau and Nurses Association of New Brunswick president Brenda Kinney prepare for a photo at the announcement that Medavie will take over telecare and extra-mura home programs in the […]

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Higgs won’t pledge to scrap Medavie deal-Telegraph Journal- 9 January 2018

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Article by : ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs says he won’t promise to scrap the extra-mural contract with Medavie if his party forms government after the next election, saying it would be a “reckless” pledge. Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs says he won’t promise to scrap the extra-mural contract with Medavie if his party forms government […]

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Petition: Privatization of Healthcare

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Today I presented an official petition against the privatization of our healthcare system organized by the Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick. The paper petition was signed by 3052 concerned citizens across the province. The Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick also created a non-official online petition which received 1167 signatures. The total is 4219 signatures. Thank you to the SANB for […]

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New Brunswickers don’t want private management of health services

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Here are my questions to the premier on privatising the management of our extra mural health services M. Coon : Hier, plus de 100 personnes, principalement des gens âgés, se sont rendus au bureau de circonscription du premier ministre, à Dieppe, pour lui transmettre un message clair : Le Programme extra-mural n’est pas à vendre. Des groupes de personnes âgées […]

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More questions about the privatization of Extra-Mural

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The video and transcript of oral questions are recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : La compagnie qu’a choisi le gouvernement pour gérer les services de santé extramuraux à la place des réseaux de santé vend aussi de l’assurance maladie privée. Cela veut dire que Services de santé Medavie Inc., une filiale de Medavie Inc., conservera […]

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