Pictou-Advocate-opinion

Gov’t must make dying well a reality in NS

To the Editor: In 2014, the provincial government announced its provincial palliative care strategy as a means for improving care and services for patients and their families facing life limiting illnesses. Since then we have seen some improvements, for which the government and the health authority are to be commended. Despite these improvements, there are […]

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Addiction should be treated with care, not flippant manner shown by gov’t

To the Editor: When the Conservatives win the election at the end of May 2017, they have promised not to “nickel and dime” our essential services to try and balance the budget. Myself and a veteran detox councillor put on a presentation at the Conservative caucus in Halifax on these program changes. I’ve met Progressive […]

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