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Health minister wins major concessions from Ottawa on paying costs of medical flights for Inuit

After a lengthy dispute with the Government of Nunavut, the federal government has substantially increased its payments to cover Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) for Inuit beneficiaries. For medical flights, the Government of Canada will now contribute $715 per trip, up from $125 per trip in the past, Health Minister George Hickes announced in the legislative […]