August 9, 2022

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They must meet health expectations for Justin Trudeau’s provinces

They must meet health expectations for Justin Trudeau's provinces

In Kingston, announcing a partnership with Umicore to build a factory for battery components for electric cars, Justin Trudeau commented on the province’s demands in terms of health.

The 13 premiers from the provinces and territories concluded a two-day meeting of the Federation Council in Victoria on Tuesday. with requestSitting down with Mr. Trudeau to demand the federal government’s share of health Increase from 22% to 35%, an increase of $28 billion. And this, without conditions in the federal government.

Without bringing forward a date for the meeting, Mr. Trudeau has assured that his government is there Conversations With the provinces they reach to deliver Health care for citizens. Referring to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister said he believes no other prime minister has discussed healthcare as much as he has in the country’s history in the last two years.

Justin Trudeau said he heard Very clear Concerns for healthy Canadians.

I don’t think it’s fair to give money to a problem that all Canadians can fix.He said with a thinly disguised sword at his provincial colleagues.

We need to demonstrate accurate results […]Canadians who can finally find a family doctor, Canadians who can get their surgery, Canadians who are suffering who can get a mental health appointment in a few days. »

A quote from Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

direct results

The Prime Minister of Canada said that Ottawa has invested $72 billion in additional payments for health care over the past two years, on top of tens of billions of dollars sent each year in transfer payments. And the federal government will continue to invest, he assured, but not without assurance that these investments will lead For real and tangible results.

Accountability was also demanded by Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominique LeBlanc, for whom federal funding must be Really Must be directed to health and not otherwise redistributed.

For example, there are provinces that decide to send $500 checks on their election day. […]Mr. LeBlanc took a shot at Quebec Premier Francois Legault.

Quebec Premier François Legault will attend a press conference on the second day of the meeting with his provincial counterparts in Victoria as part of the Council of the Federation.

Photo: The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito

Not many people responded. “I think the message is clear, it’s important and Mr. Trudeau should agree to meet with us,” Mr. Legault replied. But Mr. Trudeau’s refusal to meet with his colleagues is a shame.

With information from Véronique Prince

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