Archive for May, 2017

BOMA reviews need for 3rd ambulance – News – The Daily Herald

Thursday, May 4th, 2017:

By JAY POWELL [email protected] SPRING HILL — The city received 199 emergency medical calls in April, and a task force has been set up to address issues of response times and if the city should purchase a third full-time ambulance. Lifeguard Ambulance Services recently reported instances when an ambulance was not available at 14 different times last month. The company provides two full-time ambulances and a third part-time ambulance. It is contracted with the city through 2019, but alderman Chad Whittenburg believes it should be reworked to combat Spring Hill’s growing population, and to ensure there is an ambulance […] Read More →

Infosys plays down cost concerns from U.S. hiring plan | Reuters

Thursday, May 4th, 2017:

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha | MUMBAI MUMBAI Infosys played down concerns about cost pressures from a plan to hire 10,000 U.S. workers and boost its on-the-ground U.S. presence, saying it will enable faster deployment of staff in newer, more profitable projects in areas like big data and cloud. The India-based IT services firm this week said it plans the hirings over the next two years and that it will open four U.S. technology centers. The move comes as Indian outsourcing firms have become political targets in the United States and have been accused of displacing U.S. workers’ jobs […] Read More →

Government has to stop looking for cheap way to address doctor shortage, says GP – Home | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti

Thursday, May 4th, 2017:

Wednesday May 03, 2017 more stories from this episode Nova Scotia’s doctor shortage — about 10 per cent of the population can’t find a general practitioner —  is a hot-button issue in the election campaign that just started April 30. And it’s an issue voters on the other side of the country are talking about in B.C. as they head to the polls next week. They are also facing a shortage of family doctors. About 700,000 people in the province don’t have a family doctor — which is about 15 per cent of the population.  Family physician Chris Pengilly in Victoria, B.C., […] Read More →

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