The recently tabled 2021-22 Provincial Budget seems to provide substantial and long overdue new funding for Long-Term Care, but it still fails to present a concerted plan of action on the real crisis in LTC in Nova Scotia in the short-term, and certainly, for the longer-term. An op-ed by Ian Johnson and Chris Parsons on behalf of Nova Scotians for Long-term Care Reform.
That ‘historic’ increase in income assistance really doesn’t amount to much, write journalists Kendall Worth and Robert Devet. Here’s why.
The pandemic has exposed the disastrous result of government cuts to vital investments, especially in health care and long-term care. Does the latest budget undo the damage? Dr. Christine Saulnier looks at three key areas that are in urgent need of sustained investments.
Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh on the good and the bad in today’s provincial budget.