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21
Aug

Slings and roundabouts in C.B. nursing

A good ol’ Frankland glance over this year’s stack of nurse’s salaries suggest that the province is trying to minimize unsafe and costly overtime-itis in the nursing profession. But there’s still much work left to do. Nonetheless, vital signs are encouraging, indeed.

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21
Aug

Those poor refugees from Capital Health

Jumping over to what was the Capital District Health Authority (Halifax minus the IWK), some notable downers, not only going back two years, but over last year.

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21
Aug

And now, our wonderful IWK nurses...

Before we dash madly out the door on our annual late summer break, a quick peek, then, at the Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre. Or, if, longwinded formal titles don’t float your boat, we’ll simply call it the IWK.

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07
Aug
Chester wants to know, why did Andre go?

Chester wants to know, why did Andre go?

Andre Veinotte tells me he resigned from Chester Council late last month for personal reasons, but he’s adament those reasons are not because of a rumoured affair between himself and an employee of the municipality.

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07
Aug
My long lost friend Russ Kelly

My long lost friend Russ Kelly

B.C. businessman Jim Pattison made headlines earlier this year when he anted up $75 million to assist in the construction of a new Vancouver hospital. Some two months later, he forked over another $50 million to the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. As he approaches his 89th birthday, Pattison is becoming increasingly well known for such acts of benevolence.

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