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Canadian Health Care

Why Canada May Be Heading Down the "Slippery Slope" Toward American-Style Health Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.14.2014 | World
Wendell Potter

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.

Watch This Doctor Totally School An Anti-Obamacare Senator On Health Care

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Dr. Danielle Martin, vice president at the Women's College Hospital in Toronto, totally schooled Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on health care Tuesday. ...

The American Politics of Canadian Health Care

Graham Milne | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Graham Milne

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.

Hate Obamacare? Don't Worry, Here Are Some Countries You Can Move To

Dan Treadway | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Dan Treadway

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.

WATCH Canadian Health Chief To Critics: 'I'm Eating My Cookie'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chief of Canada's Alberta Health Services is apparently less interested in explaining alleged health care flaws than in eating a cookie. When r...

Funding Public Health Care With a Publicly Owned Bank: How Canada Did It

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.26.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

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.

Palin Tricked By Comedian Again, Says Canada Should Drop Public Health Care (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a recent stop on her "Going Rogue" book tour, Sarah Palin told Canadian comedian Mary Walsh that Canada should get rid of its public health care sy...

America's Health Care Stupidity

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The momentum is there and the Senate may water down health care reform but it will pass some version. This will become one of the most popular and beloved policies since Social Security and Medicare.

Sam Stein

Obama Ally Schweitzer: I Like The Public Option But It's Likely Dead | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Montana Governor and Obama ally Brian Schweitzer acknowledged on Friday that while he supported a public option for health insurance coverage, the pro...

My Brain and the Ontario Health Care System

Paul E. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul E. Barber

The complaints directed at Canada's health care system about waiting times for treatment are without foundation. My experience -- I was treated for a brain tumor in 2004 -- says quite the opposite.

Real Canadians Stick Up For Universal Health Care

The Huffington Post | Gideon Pine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid all the hyperbole in the ongoing debate about the future of American health care, some of the most extreme public disagreements are over the expe...

Health Experiences From Around The World -- How Do Universal Health Care Systems Compare?

Huffington Post | Margo Irvin and Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Landmark health care legislation that would provide health insurance for all Americans is under intense scrutiny -- in particular, the "public option,...

Canadian Health Care: Fact vs. Fiction

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Natalie Mehra suggests that the flaws in Canadian system are due to lack of democracy and funding, not lack of privatization.