Yukon NDP says government falling short on promise to support rural Yukoners travelling for medical care


Yukon NDP health critic Annie Blake is among Yukoners calling on the territorial government for better aftercare plans for patients who travel for medical care. 

Blake said that during the 2021 election, one of the current government’s top commitments was to build a medical lodge in Whitehorse to accommodate rural residents who are attending medical appointments.

She said she hasn’t heard another thing about a lodge since the government was re-elected.

“We have zero work done on that promise,” Blake told CBC News. “If or while the government is working on a response then I’m hoping they’re also looking back on this promise they made to establish a medical lodge here in Whitehorse.”

Blake said she

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