ChrÃ©tien's prescription for medicare: a green poultice in lieu of accountability
- A spending spree as ChrÃ©tien prepares to leave? Don't count on it. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/26/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 11, p1280
Discusses the career of Canadian Prime Minister Jean ChrÃ©tien coming to an end. Statement that ChrÃ©tien will make health care reform his focus; Discussion of tax increases; Statement that health care may not stay a priority for the Canadian government.
- Obvious but hard to get. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;03/17/97, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p11
Reports on the efforts of Canadian politician John Williams to force Prime Minister Jean Chretien to admit that the Grits had cut healthcare spending. The circumvention of Parliament Speaker Gib Parent.
- Canadian election focuses on health cuts. Spurgeon, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/10/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7091, p1366
Reports on a survey by the Canadian Medical Association which found that a majority of the Canadian public claims that cuts in funding to the provinces are the cause of worsening health care in the country. Implications of the survey; Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien's opening of his...
- 'No statute remains frozen in time forever': Romanow. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/5/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p640
Focuses on a report by Canada's health care commissioner, Roy Romanov, about the need to fiance medicare. View that Canadians must decide whether to put more tax money into the system and introduce user fees, or making systemic reforms; Alternative ideas of community-based health networks and...
- Green files. Laird, Elmer // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Jul2002, Issue 237, p60
Presents an open letter to Canadian health care commissioner Roy Romanow. Role of pioneer rural women in the history of medicare; Development of medical and hospital programs in the 1930s in rural municipalities; Suggestion on how to gain credit for saving the national medicare program.
- Ralph and Jean Talk Healthcare. // Alberta Views;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p22
An interview with Canadian politician Jean ChrÃ©tien is presented. When asked about health service for bluecollars, he explains that health service is paid by the government better than in the U.S. He explains that in the public sector, the unions tend to be a bit too aggressive and not be as...
- Everyone claims victory in health care deal, but who really won? Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/17/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 8, p1029
Discusses the decision of Canada's prime minister Jean Chretien and provincial and territorial leaders to increase federal funding of health care. Opinion of some that the funds are not enough; Problems which arose at discussions among premiers; Evaluation of Chretien conduct at the meetings.
- Democracy, liberal style. Chase, Steven // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p9
States that federal Liberal party leader Jean Chretien appointed, in the name of affirmative action, handpicked women in some Toronto-area ridings, thereby thwarting the ambitions of several pro-life Liberals the Toronto wing of the Grits would rather do without. Third time Chretien has used...
- A tax by any other name... // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p43
Notes that federal Liberal leader Jean Chretien told Canadians last month that if elected later this year, his party will get rid of the hated Goods and Services Tax. Lost revenues to be made up by another tax; Unknown as to what the tax would be on.