Friday, October 31st, 2014

Time for Private MRIs in Saskatchewan

I’ve invested a great deal of time and money into my health. I try to buy more fruits and vegetables and less processed foods. I workout with a personal trainer at a local gym to keep my weight down and my body toned. My goal is to stay as healthy as possible and I’m willing to make sacrifices to reach this goal because it’s not only important to... [Read more]


The Unholy Alliance between Organized Medicine and Government: A Father’s Quest for Truth and Justice in Public Health Care

The Kilby family had just lost an angel from their lives and unanswered questions about their daughter’s death permeated their grief. Why did Terra bleed to death less than 24 hours after being discharged from the hospital? Did poor medical care contribute to this outcome? Was her death preventable? Terra Dawn Kilby was discharged from the Finch site of Ontario’s... [Read more]


Health Care Going to the Dogs as Alberta Judge Denies Charter Challenge

Residents in Alberta can purchase private health insurance for medical services for their dogs, but it remains a crime to purchase it for themselves or members of their family. On March 31, 2014 an Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench judge dismissed a Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms challenge brought forward by patient Darcy Allen. The judge cited a lack... [Read more]


Socialized Medicine and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

The room is filled with law students. I take a seat at one of the long tables. Today’s public presentation at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law is called A Constitutional Right to Private Health Care? Darcy Allen is here to tell us why he is legally challenging the Alberta Government’s monopoly on health care. His lawyer, John Carpay,... [Read more]


One Minute Moral Case for Private Health Care in Canada

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