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This video was released to promote the party’s 2011 election plank: Restore Choice in Health Care.
Ontario once had a health care system that focused on making the sick and injured well. On October 1, 1969, Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives banned that system and replaced it with Medicare. This video features the father of Ontario’s Medicare system, Reverend Tommy Douglas. Watch this video and, in just 4 minutes and 23 seconds, your beliefs about Ontario’s Medicare system are sure to be changed. Medicare was never designed to be able to focus on making the sick and injured well: from the outset, it was known that the best Medicare could afford to do was to focus on keeping the healthy healthy. A Freedom government will restore the health care choices that Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives banned in 1969, so that we can return to a system that focuses on making the sick and injured well. Continue reading »