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While some P3 hospitals are moving ahead, others aren’t getting off the ground. The New Brunswick government has decided against a P3 to build a $90 million hospital, after announcing last month it was looking at a P3 to build the 70-bed facility. Instead, the province will use the traditional public process. And another P3 has been cancelled in the heartland of private health, Calgary. The Calgary health region has scrapped plans for a private developer to design, build, own and lease back a new hospital in the city’s south end. The decision breaks the stride of health privateers who have been getting an easy ride in the city. Calgary is home to several for-profit hospitals performing lucrative eye and joint surgeries. The health region expects the province to cover about half of the hospital’s $500-million price tag, and is considering financing the remaining costs by issuing savings bonds. While the P3 cancellation is welcome news, critics argue the cash-flush province has more than enough money to pay the full cost of the new hospital.