Monthly Archives: May 2017

A radical idea for meaningful change in health care: consistency

The final week of the Nova Scotia provincial election has taken on American overtones. The leaders of the Progressive Conservative and New Democratic Parties are pushing Liberal leader, Premier Stephen McNeil, to say that health care is in a crises. … Continue reading

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What cost comfort?

This week the leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party, Gary Burrill, called on Premier Stephen McNeil to apologize for the $250,000 purchase of furniture for the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s executive offices. I understand the outrage, but it’s … Continue reading

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Question party promises and platforms

The disappointing aspect of election campaigns are the simplistic solutions put forth for dealing with complicated issues. As U.S. politician Newt Gingrich (not someone I admire) said, “In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party … Continue reading

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