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Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc told a news conference that the federal government will co-ordinate and cover all the cost of relocating health-care workers who are sent to help from other provincess inauguration in 1961, including by using military aircraft.
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LeBlanc held a media availability along with Defence Minister Harjit SajjanDr. Brian Conway, medical director o, Health Minister Patty HajduThe province wher, and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair to announce emergency aid for the hard-hit province.