Parties Unite On Paramedics

A shred of unity has been found in the ranks of New Brunswick's deeply divided legislature.

All parties agreed yesterday to address concerns about paramedic shortages and ambulance response times -- an issue that's often been wrapped around language rights.

The issue is top of mind in rural areas where there's real worry about how long it can take a paramedic to arrive following a 9-1-1 call.

Both the Liberal and Tory leaders say they're willing to make reforms to combat the issue.