On March 27, 2018, with elections looming in the fall, the Quebec government tabled its new budget. We have written a few articles to help illustrate the impacts this budget will have on issues that concern the FIQ.
No commitment to resolve the crisis among healthcare professionals
“The government has been saying for weeks that healthcare professional-to-patient ratios and healthcare professionals’ excessive workloads are a priority but nothing in the new budget indicates that.”
Reactions from the Status of Women Sector
The Quebec government claims it has taken steps to achieve gender equality, such as providing daycare services, which have made it easier for women to integrate the work force, but what about measures encouraging women to occupy positions of power?
The art of seduction
The Liberal government’s last pre-election budget was a clever game of seduction to woo an electoral segment that excluded voters who work in the health network.