Category Archives: Privatization

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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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Privatization of Healthcare: Question Period – October 27, 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Je n’ai trouvé personne dans la province qui appuie la privatisation de la gestion des soins de santé, à l’exception des parlementaires du côté du gouvernement. Le Réseau de santé Vitalité, Égalité santé en français N.-B., la Société de […]

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The Corporatization of the Public Service Trumps Public Accountability

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A key function of the Legislative Assembly is to exercise control over government action, according to the Legislative Assembly’s website. While the idea of an assembly of elected representative exercising control over the actions of a premier and his or her cabinet may sound revolutionary, it is how our system of parliamentary democracy is actually supposed to work, and it […]

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Budget Speech – 10 February 2017

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A budget represents an annual opportunity to make deliberate spending decisions to take positive action that will protect and empower the citizens of New Brunswick. I have spoken to those priorities which I know are shared by many of my constituents. Here are videos of the budget debate broken down into each topic of priority. Economic Transition Mr. Speaker, a […]

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Deliberate Decisions and Budget Choices

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Last week the government tabled its budget. Next week, I will have the chance to ask questions about the details, department by department at the Estimates and Fiscal Policy Committee. However, comparing this budget with last year’s, many of the choices made by the Premier and cabinet are clear. We heard in the budget speech that funding to the Department […]

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