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Bill 10 ‘a catastrophe’ for English institutions, anglo group warns

By Peggy Curran, The Gazette

The future of hospitals such as St. Mary’s and the Jewish General in Montreal, Jeffrey Hale-Saint Brigid’s in Quebec City and Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins in the Eastern Townships — and the viability of the English-speaking communities that depend on them — will be at risk unless the Quebec government revamps its health reform legislation, warns a coalition of community groups.

 “Bill 10 would be a catastrophe for the 22 recognized and designated public institutions it dismantles,” the Quebec Community Groups Network says in a brief to be presented to the National Assembly committee studying legislation to modify Quebec’s health and social services network Thursday morning.

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Townshippers’ Association and Voice of English-speaking Québec Lend Voices to Bill 10

Townshippers’ press release

Following an initial rejection to present at the public hearings for Bill 10, Townshippers’ Association and Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) have accepted an invitation to appear before the Health and Social Services Commission at the National Assembly in Quebec City at noon on Thursday, October 23, 2014. 

Initially the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) was the only anglophone group invited to take part in the consultation on the proposed legislation which would see healthcare institutions merged and regional healthcare agencies abolished.

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Liberals accused of ramming through bill 10

By Angelica Montgomery, CJAD News

The Couillard government is shocking the health care system with a hasty bill in a rushed effort to save money, say several opponants and participants at today’s legislative hearings.

Bill 10 will replace the management of virtually every health care institution in Quebec with large regional centers.

But as the doors to the National Assembly’s red room swing open for hearings, many are complaining of either being left out or not being given enough time to prepare.

“The whole process is not long enough,” says Sylvia Martin-Laforge, the Director General of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)

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