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Dr. Day’s day in court
paves Cambie’s way to the Supreme
Canada’s public health care system is a frequent flyer in
the news recently. The Cambie
decision has added to the coverage, generating further
discussion on what role private health care should play in Canada.
Here we discuss the Cambie decision, the
history of private health care in Canada and the shifting ground
for a particular private health care field – virtual
The Cambie decision
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently ruled on whether
provisions of British Columbia’s Medicare Protection
Act are unconstitutional because they prevent patients
from accessing private medical treatment when the public system
cannot provide timely access to necessary…