‘For the people’? Ford’s health cuts show disconnect between rhetoric, reality
It’s always the same with right-wing populism. It’s based on the notion that average people won’t notice when they lose out in the fine print.
By downloading more cost of public-health programs to local government, a spokesperson for Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott, pictured last year, told a reporter the province is only ‘strengthening the role of municipalities in the delivery of public health,’ says author Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade