Aglukkaq defends health cuts, says focus on "front-line" services

While one territory ponders how to continue supporting numerous treatment centres, federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq was back in Iqaluit Tuesday, making a new announcement about some old money.

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While one territory ponders how to continue supporting numerous treatment centres, federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq was back in Iqaluit Tuesday, making a new announcement about some old money.

The dollars are coming from a group that is facing serious cuts in the federal budget.

What does that mean?

APTN National News reporter Kent Driscoll has this from Iqaluit.

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