Force politicians to act on medicare, B.C. court is asked

Dr. Anne Wachsmuth, left, assists Dr. Darius Viskontas as they remove a cyst from a male patient’s knee, at the Cambie Surgery Centre, in Vancouver on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Dr. Brian Day, a self-styled champion of privatized health care, is bringing his fight to British Columbia Supreme Court on Tuesday for the start of a months-long trial he says is about patients’ access to affordable treatment, while his opponents accuse him of trying to gut the core of Canada’s medical system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck ORG XMIT: VCRD120
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/ Vancouver SunFederal Health Minister Jane Philpott.Nathan Denette
/ Vancouver SunThe legal documents say provincial medicare laws and the role of private clinics are on trial in B.C. Supreme Court, but in truth it’s politicians who are in the dock.From the 1990s on, it seems, those in government of every political stripe have misled us about the …
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