The Liberals have been sidestepping this issue for the last four years. They have good reason too because one of the most repeated promises they made while campaigning for election last time was 5,000 additional beds across the province by 2006, a 20 per cent increase.
Broken Promise 5000
333 beds lost in the Interior Health Authority region.
Province wide the number of additional beds floats between 170 since the Liberals were elected and zero.
See the special report today on the front page of the Kelowna Courier and here.