Budget 2014 triggers Harper’s plan to dismantle national health care

Budget indicates the government will use federal transfers in order to eliminate national standards in health care.

Health Minister Rona Ambrose. Michael McBane says with cuts to health-care funding, the share of federal CHT cash payments in provincial-territorial health spending will decrease from 20.4 per cent in 2010-11 to less than 12 per cent over the next 25 years.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Michael McBane

PUBLISHED :Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 7:09 PM

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