The Canadian Press

1998-03-06 | Doctors-Closures

Preview Clip

Doctors in BC protested a 70-million-dollar shortfall in medicare funding by closing their offices during March. The BC Medical Association bought time on radio, where association president Dr. Granger Avery told the public on Mar. 6 that the closures were the only way to cover the under-funding.

Date: 1998-03-06
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << just as many hospitals are now forced to close one day a month doctors have no choice but to comply with this government restriction if you have a medical emergency on these days please phone a doctor's office or go to the nearest hospital emergency room >>

Clip ID: 19980306CPCN001