The Canadian Press

2005-06-09 | SCOC Medicare

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In June, the Supreme Court ruled a Quebec law banning private insurance for medical services violated the province's charter of rights. But Justice Minister Irwin Cotler said the ruling did not undermine Ottawa's ability to enforce the Canada Health Act. (The high court was divided on how to deal will other parts of the country.)

Date: 2005-06-09
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in my view this decision in no way and undermines the ability of the government to enforce what the court has said is the Integrity the importance and the validity of the public funded Health Care system so I think that the issue is really one of how do we enhance a system that is acknowledged from a constitutional and policy point of view to be a valid system >>