Like every country with an aging population, Canada will have to implement some changes to make sure care continues to be accessible and affordable, but the U.S. model is not the example Ottawa and the provinces should follow.
Can you imagine the reaction on the right if an Obama-supporting Super PAC ran an ad featuring Canadians demanding higher taxes on the rich? Cries from the Fox News cabal about filthy foreigners tampering with the sacred trust of American elections would be positively deafening.
Canada probably isn't the best place to go to avoid universal health care. In fact, it hasn't been since 1966. But fear not: There are plenty of countries that you can move to where you'll have absolutely no government-mandated access to health care.
The Bank of Canada was created to end the hardships of the depression and give the government responsibility for the health of the economy. As it turned out, the Bank funded the health of the Canadian people.