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WFPS Faces Budget Shortfall From Unpaid Bills
Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service is short on cash because patients aren't paying their bills. A new report shows they need $415,000 to balance its books by the end of the year, but they don't expect to resolve the outstanding bills. They blame the shortfall on the bad debt of patients who are unable to pay for ambulance rides to hospitals and appointments. WFPS also says they will need more funding if they want to maintain the current level of service across the city.  ...

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