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Martha Jackman

Professor of constitutional law and member of the Centre for Health Law Policy & Ethics at the University of Ottawa.

Martha Jackman is a professor of constitutional law and member of the Centre for Health Law Policy & Ethics at the University of Ottawa. She represented the Charter Committee on Poverty Issues in the Chaoulli case.
Nothing 'Heroic' About Medicare Challenge That Would Increase

Nothing 'Heroic' About Medicare Challenge That Would Increase Costs

Since the inception of medicare in Canada, opinion polls in all parts of the country consistently show that a vast majority of Canadians believe in equal access to health care based on need, not ability to pay. Yet this is precisely what is at stake in the Charter challenge against medicare taking place in the B.C. Supreme Court this week.
09/19/2016 01:39 EDT