NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says she is glad to see the Minister of Health and Community Services defending the province’s health care workers against the claims of a recently-issued report from the Fraser Institute.
When the Council of the Federation meets in Halifax next week, NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) is hoping Premier Kathy Dunderdale will take a strong stand for health care in this province.
In the House of Assembly today, NDP leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) asked the premier about Bill 29. Michael stated that while there has been public outcry over Bill 29 the premier has thus far been silent.
NDP Leader and Health Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) is calling on the province’s premier to stand firm against the federal government’s proposed drastic changes to federal health care funding.