Monthly Archives: March 2012

Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act kicks in

Nova Scotia’s Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act kicks into effect on midnight Saturday, March 31st. The Act requires reporting the name and amount of compensation for people working for public sector bodies who earn $100,000 or more each year. The … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: chequebook health care coming to Nova Scotia

Is it true? How is it legal? Last night as I ran errands in the village I learned that my health authority, Annapolis Valley Health, has plans to institute a series of user fees and charges for medical services and … Continue reading

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Janet Knox responds

Janet Knox, who is president and CEO of Annapolis Valley Health, felt the need to address comments I made in an op edit piece in Saturday, March 17th’s Chronicle Herald. http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/74624-let-s-talk-about-health-czars-perks-and-pay This piece also appears on this blog as Health … Continue reading

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Devils in the details

On March 1st, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Health and Wellness, the Honourable Maureen MacDonald, announced modest cuts to health care overheads. The cuts were pretty tepid. The Minister allowed those in charge of the health authorities to direct the study. … Continue reading

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