The political reality that Harper invoked in April to justify his support for communist medicine no longer exists.
ADQ leader Mario Dumont: “It’s a victory for those who want the freedom to choose a system that works.”
reuters.ca, Jun 9 ’05: Canada ruling may herald more private health care (http://www.reuters.ca/locales/c_newsArticle.jsp;:42a8779f:698ea0fcaba9136a?type=topNews&localeKey=en_CA&storyID=8746863)
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday overruled a Quebec law that banned use of private health insurance to pay for procedures normally covered by medicare…
Private medical facilities have already sprung up in various parts of Canada, but they are controversial, with the federal Liberal government threatening at times to cut off funds to the provinces if they were allowed to continue.
The politicians and elites and much of the electorate who love the old dead system want to prevent people from making basic economic and health choices concerning their own lives. They don’t want us to have freedom. This time, the reality of the desire for human freedom is kicking them in the teeth.
“This is the end of medicare as we know it,” said John Williamson of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation…
Zeliotis said his year-long wait for a hip replacement in 1997 violated his right to life, liberty and security under the Canadian charter, and a similar guarantee in the Quebec charter.
Politicians like Paul Martin are in denial.
Think-tank finds 51% in favour, says ‘taboo’ private option should be an election issue