PAPER: Court Challenge to Universal Health Care

This paper by Colleen Fuller looks at recent attempts by private sector advocates to challenge the right to universal public health care in the courts, with a focus on the current Charter challenge before the B.C. Supreme Court. It reviews national and international evidence on efforts to reduce wait times, and looks at the potential impact a successful bid could have on Canada’s most valued and cherished public program: health care.

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