Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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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Supplying Canadian Drug Addicts with Drugs Under the Guise of Medical Science and Research

Many academics, researchers and medical professional associations have worked diligently at changing the perception of drug addiction from that of an “illness” to a “chronic disease” like diabetes and heart disease. This is why supplying drugs to drug addicts is now considered health care and why addicts are being misled into believing they... [Read more]


Alberta Patients and the Wait for Justice

Prohibited from purchasing private health insurance in Alberta, patients Darcy Allen and Richard Cross were forced to leave Canada to access medically necessary services in the United States. Both patients filed legal cases claiming the Alberta Government’s monopoly on health care infringes on their Charter “right to life, liberty and security of the person”.... [Read more]




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