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Health: December 2013 Archives

New Health Coop to open in Ayer's Cliff

Visiting the doctor is about to get a whole lot easier for people living in one part of the Eastern Townships. Alison Brunette stopped by what currently looks like a café, but will soon be transformed into a one of a kind Health Cooperative.

Deanne Cohen is one of the many volunteers from the area who are getting this project off the ground. She says it's high time Ayer's Cliff and it's surrounding municipalities had better access to health care.
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Examing working conditions in private long-term care facilities

The union representing staff in private nursing homes is continuing to push the Quebec government to look into both the working conditions of employees and the living conditions of residents. Yesterday, it presented a petition to the National Assembly, calling for a formal examination of conditions. Jeff Begley is president of the CNTU's health and social services federation.
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