The federal government has recently announced that it will to continue to increase healthcare transfers to the provinces at a rate of 6% until 2016-7. After that funding will be tied to economic performance.
It has opted to withdraw from the policy debate around health, leaving the provinces to tackle the growing problems in the area on their own.
Is this the right approach?
This event took place on Thursday May 10, 2012 at 5.30PM at the Château Laurier Hotel, Ottawa.
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