Friday, August 27, 2010
I have repeatedly argued that allowing a parallel private system would help wait times and is only fair. Danielle Smith seems to agree. I met her in May and I think she will be a great Premier of Alberta. Good to see that someone in Canada is being realistic on skyrocketing healthcare costs.
Kevin Libin: Wildrose Alliance dares to discuss health-care privatization
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Kevin Libin August 26, 2010 – 7:00 am
Not many politicians have had the nerve to touch what one political scientist rightly calls the “third rail of Canadian politics,” namely, increasing the private sector’s role in delivering health care. In Alberta, former premier Ralph Klein used to occasionally threaten broad-based, for-profit health care. Then after blistering attacks from union groups and, often, federal politicians, he’d retreat.