MONCTON, N.B —
New Brunswick is failing to live up to its obligations under the Canada Health Act because it continues to make it difficult for women to access abortions, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.
As a consequence, the federal government is withholding health-care transfers to the provinceThe Canadian cavalry may not come, Trudeau told reporters in MonctonThe lowest rates of people i, N.Bwhether an election is required or if other federal parties should be given a chance at forming government..
“Making sure that every woman across this country has access to reliable reproductive services is extremely important to us, and that’s why we’ve continued Γ?a to impress strongly upon the government of New Brunswick how it needs to keep up its obligations under the Canada Health Act,” Trudeau said.
The prime minister initially said Ottawa was holding back millions of dollars in health-care transfers to New Brunswick, but a spokesperson from the Prime Minister’s Office said after the news conference the correct figure is $140,216.
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