More Private Health Care Doesn’t Fix The Crisis

We are worried about the growing list of Islanders who can’t get a family doctor, the escalating issue of Emergency Room closures, and the increasing response times for ambulances from one end of the province to the other. Statements made by the three Conservative Maritime Premiers during their meeting with Conservative Ontario Premier Doug Ford,…

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Rural Healthcare Broken by King Government

The closure of the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at Western Hospital until at least September 15, with no reassurance of its reopening is the latest failure of the King government to provide necessary health services to rural Islanders. In February this year, a West Prince man died while waiting for more than an hour for an ambulance. The King government…

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King Must Order a Public Inquiry on Rural Emergency Health Care

The untimely death of a West Prince man in recent weeks, associated with a more than one hour wait for an Ambulance, and EMS life-saving expertise came as a shock to most Islanders, but sadly, not a surprise to rural residents.  The King government must immediately commission a public inquiry on Emergency Medical Services for…

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