The Canadian Press

2001-07-30 | Nurses Dispute

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BC's health services minister said on July 30th he sympathized with frustrated nurses who wanted more money in their next contract. But Colin Hansen said giving them what they want could cripple health care funding. (More than five thousand nurses in the province had signed resignation letters that would take effect within 28 days of giving their notice to employers.)

Date: 2001-07-30
Placeline: VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I wish we had more money that we could put on the table to meet the demands but the fact of the matter is that there's three hundred million dollars more would have to be put in to meet their demands and that money simply doesn't exist the only choice if we had to come up with that 300 million dollars would be to further cut back on the operating room time further cut back on on surgeries >>