5.6 billion in the hole over four years and somebody is eventually going

Colin Hansen trotted out his blue print for surviving the recession, a financial plan that will see the province plunge into deficit financing over four years, cut back on grants to a number of groups and agencies, and cut $3.4 billion in spending on administration, private contractors and discretionary programs over the next three years.

There will still be spending increases during that period of time though, 3.5 billion in program maintenance, but not in new spending. Health care will get a bump this year, but there will be limits and expectations of Health Authorities to work within those guidelines, meaning we suspect longer waiting times and struggles for those on the front lines and those that visit them…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 2456778362 )-