Tell Me Again Why We Need This?
A lot of Americans tout the Canadian health care system as a model for us to follow. Are they sure?
A 21-year-old man died of appendicitis after he was refused treatment at an emergency clinic because he didn't have his provincial health card with him.UPDATE: Link is now fixed.
Gerald Augustin complained of stomach pains on Thursday but the receptionist at the St-Andre medical centre told him he had to return home to get his health card. He didn't make it back to the clinic in Montreal's east end.