PC PARTY FACT CHECK: Desperate Dexter NDP at it again

September 11, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Today Darrell Dexter announced plans to bring 24 hour service to the Cobequid Community Health Centre.

Fact: The Dexter NDP made this promise in 2009 – and broke it.

Fact: The CCHC was designed to be an emergency department and day clinic, this is an obvious election promise to help a struggling MLA who couldn’t deliver on promises made more than four years ago.

Fact: The NDP had four years to act on the waitlist but chose not to. Now they are using the beds of some of our most vulnerable as a political tool. Wait lists for Long Term Care have grown by more than 50 per cent since they were elected.

Fact: The Dexter NDP even made Sackville-Cobequid MLA, Dave Wilson, the Health Minister and he still couldn’t keep their promise.

Fact: The PC Platform, “Change that Works” has a plan to target funding of $20 million over four years to improving health care, starting with shorter wait times for real results. 

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