Radio Noon - Wednesday February 22, 2012
A family of four are left homeless after dryer lint catches fire. Fabian St. Croix is the fire chief for the Witless Bay Volunteer Fire Department, which responded to the call. He speaks on phone with Ramona Dearing.
The provincial government is trying to reduce wait times in emergency departments and for joint replacement surgeries. This morning Health Minister Susan Sullivan spoke with reporters about the bottlenecks in the system and some of the ways they hope to address it. Here's part of what she had to say.
Crosstalk. Are too many able-bodied people taking disabled parking spots? Ramona's guests are Cecilia Carroll of the Independent Living Resource Centre and Michelle Murdoch of the Coalition of Persons with Disabilties. What are you seeing?