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Time For Patients To Pay For Health Care: Former Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - A former Saskatchewan NDP finance minister says it's time for a fundamental restructuring of the health system and that includes having pa...

Dutch Disease? What Dutch Disease?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The belief that the commodities boom of the past decade caused the decline in Canada's manufacturing sector is being challenged in a new repo...

Messing With the Canada Health Act Hurts the Most Vulnerable

Allan Maslove | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Politics
Allan Maslove

There's been a lot of talk about reforming the Canada Health Act -- specifically losing two of the five principles. What's less frequently discussed is what we risk losing if certain principles of the Canada Health Act were to be relaxed or abandoned completely. If that happens, can anyone be confident that a high quality public system can be sustained?