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Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s new video on Medicare’s mid-life crisis

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute has just released the last of four videos on “Medicare’s mid-life crisis.” The institute’s admonition that bureaucrats…

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Real danger is if Dr. Day is not allowed to proceed

Published in the Calgary Herald September 8, 2016 Canada falling behind on health care Re: “Ensuring a quality health-care system”…

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Chicken Little in full rhapsody. NDP’s anti-privatization crusade. The care guarantee.

Newspapers don’t print every letter-to-the-editor. Here are four from us that ended up being spiked. [In the good old days…

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Dr. Brian Day and his court case for the ages

Chicken Little and her flock — who want to preserve Canada’s over-priced, mediocre health-care system known as Medicare  — are again…

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If Medicare won’t provide it, shouldn’t a service be private?

A 13.5% increase in non-urgent MRI scans since January has been singled out as Alberta Health Services [AHS] investigates a…

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Medicare not sustainable, & less universal than we think

“Medicare can be properly characterized as a mile deep and inch wide,” according to a new report published by the…

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China looks to Australia’s health care system, not Canada’s Medicare

Two Australian private hospital operators are set to be among the main beneficiaries of China’s health system shifting from a…

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Costco running a “poll” on private health care

“Should Canada have more private health clinics or services” is the question posed in the July/August edition of the magazine…

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Medicare isn’t free. Costs average family of four $11,735 + costs of waiting for care

Medicare isn’t free, the Fraser Institute reminds us in its 2015 annual report. “In 2015, the average Canadian family of four…

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2 of 3 Canadians concerned Canada’s health care system falling behind other countries

Health care [37%] is nuzzling unemployment and jobs [38%] as the top concern of Canadians with 64% worried that our health…

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