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Subject:  Re: US-style healthcare a hard sell in Canada Date:  7/9/2007  2:21 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  7927 of 116398

<<But even as Abbott spoke, a big clock at his side emphasized the amount of money British Columbia was spending on health care costs, with dollar after dollar ticking away.

The forums, a $10-million effort called the Conversation on Health, were called to get public input on changes to the health-care system, which the province argues is not financially sustainable in its current state.


You left out the next two paragraphs, intercst. Apparently "free" health care isn't free, and even famously high Canadian taxes don't generate enough money to pay the costs of the system, leaving chronic underfunding just as I've suggested.

I usually find stories of underfunded health care to be chronic in Canadian newspapers ----even epidemic.

Seattle Pioneer
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