Category Archives: Commentary

Sackville awards Grandpa Higgs ‘Scrooge-of-Year’ plaque in secret ceremony

Dear Warktimes Editor, If the bronze-tanned George Stanley were still alive & kicking, I fear he’d be roiling in his grave at the news that his beloved Sackville has been swallowed up in “Entity 40” alongside Dorchester, Point de Bute … Continue reading

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Commentary: Community hospitals have ‘a duty to the living’

by Alexander (Sandy) Burnett Horizon Health CEO Karen McGrath seemed perplexed last week. Faced with questions from the public and the press about planned reductions in service at six small-town hospitals across New Brunswick, her standard answer suggested a serious … Continue reading

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Commentary: Too many unanswered questions about cuts at Sackville Memorial Hospital

by Kathy Hamer (Edwards) Probably everyone in rural New Brunswick knows that our access to health care is likely to require some travel, even for routine appointments with a family doctor. We are not so naive as to think the … Continue reading

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