Premiers disappointed as Trudeau offers health plan lower than requested

Akeeagok and other territorial leaders eye bilateral funding with Ottawa to address northern challenges

Canada’s premiers expressed disappointment Tuesday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a plan to boost annual health-care funding that didn’t meet their desired goal. The premiers of the 13 provinces and territories met Trudeau in Ottawa, where he presented his response to their request for more federal government funding. Two months ago, the premiers put...

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