January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p280
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views on the federal election that will be held in Canada in 2006. The author ponders on which political party will benefit him. He shares his past experience of voting for political candidates who positioned themselves as saviors of medicare. He expresses his desire to see public money invested in health care.


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