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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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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.

 

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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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, December 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE