Tag Archives: Ambulance New Brunswick

Confidential report recommends solutions to health-care issues such as doctor shortage, ambulance delays

A detailed, 40-page report on primary health care in the Tantramar region identifies 13 major problems and recommends specific steps to solve them by the target date of April 1, 2024. The report, dated October 2022, was compiled by a … Continue reading

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New info may change Sackville’s flood-risk maps

Town planner Lori Bickford says new information should be available within the next few months to help bring Sackville’s flood-risk maps up to date. During Monday’s town council meeting, Bickford said staff at the Southeast Regional Service Commission are analyzing … Continue reading

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New Sackville highway billboards coming soon

East and westbound travellers approaching Sackville on the TransCanada Highway will soon see billboards showing a photo of the Waterfowl Park and advertising a new kind of small town on one sign while the words “Home of Mount Allison University” … Continue reading

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Developer seeks approval for new Sackville ambulance station

A Nova Scotia developer is asking Sackville Town Council for approval to build an Ambulance New Brunswick station near TransCanada Highway Exit 506. Parsons Investments Ltd. is in the process of buying land that fronts on Robson Avenue, Cattail Ridge … Continue reading

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Opposition grows to privatizing management of extramural home-care services

A petition containing about 200 signatures is on its way from Sackville to Premier Gallant’s office in Fredericton. The petition, organized by former Sackville Mayor Pat Estabrooks, calls on the Liberal government not to sign a contract with the private … Continue reading

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N.B. Health Minister peppered with angry questions over privatizing home care services

Provincial Health Minister Benoit Bourque and Medavie CEO Bernard Lord fielded about two dozen angry questions and comments Tuesday evening during a public meeting in Moncton that lasted more than two hours. Doctors, a nurses’ representative, members of Acadian groups, … Continue reading

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