Among provinces, wealth equals health

  Below is the first entry in my blog, the Nova Scotia Observer. It is adapted from a briefing note prepared for decision makers and others who may be concerned about the fairness of federal health transfers to the Provinces in the wake of the Harper government’s decision to give Alberta a 37.75% increase in the current fiscal year and pay for it with money skimmed from the other provinces. The Official Opposition has promised that if it forms the next government it will continue to increase overall health transfers by 6% a year. However, as this piece argues,...

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