Creating a national drug plan is in the news these days following the release of a major study in the Canadian Medical Journal this week saying it is affordable and doable. It was also one of many subjects raised at a recent public meeting talking about local healthcare issues held in Port Hope. It is not complex. People would be charged $2 to get a prescription filled anywhere in Canada ($10 if it was a brand-name).
Councillor Theresa Rickerby talks about public consultations regarding Cobourg harbour as plans move forward once more. Listen to Consider This Live to hear the full conversation on the Drive Time, Northumberland 89.7FM
A special meeting was held between the Heritage Business Improvement Area and town council. Drive Time host Dave Glover talks to HBIA Chair Micheline Kerswell, owner of My Sisters Closet Boutique, about details of the possible disbanding of the organization on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →
Local retired pharmacist Bill Wensley talks about the need for a national pharmacare program on the heels of another major study saying it is affordable and doable. Listen to a lively discussion on Consider This Live as part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM
People will drive up to Northumberland Hills Hospital one day to find the windows shuttered and the doors locked and then it will be too late to complain about the future of our hospital, an angry senior said quietly under his breath the other day in conversation. It is a depressing prediction. But, it is not true. Yet. The state of local healthcare was the subject of a public forum held at Carpenter’s District Council union hall on Croft Street in Port Hope Saturday. Continue Reading →
Bill Thompson, the man who feeds the birds in Cobourg harbour, says he will not consider going before council to get permission, again. Listen as he talks about his passion for the birds, his reasons for breaking the bylaws, and his feelings about his supporters. It is all on Consider This Live as part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7FM. Continue Reading →