Debating medicare from the left and right

Sullivan, Patrick
November 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/14/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p1332
Academic Journal
Focuses on web sites which provide information for the political debate surrounding medicare in Canada. Features of the Dialogue on Health Reform web site; Details of the web site of the Fraser Institute free enterprise advocacy group; Impact of polarization on the health care debate during the 2000 federal election campaign in Canada.


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