Health insurance -- Canada  

The National Canada's Social Safety Net: In Sickness and in Health (Part 4 of 4)

Medicare, Canada's universally accessible and publicly funded health care system, is one of the social institutions of which we are most proud. Many experts argue that it is one of the best health care systems in the world. Recently, however, shrinking financial resources and increasing health care demands have brought calls for reform. This program examines how Canadian health care ...
  • 1993
  • 00:28:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2009 The Great U.S. Health Care Debate

Shortly after assuming office U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to reform his country’s health care system. The announcement set off a furious debate with both sides citing Canada’s Medicare system to back up their arguments. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the American system needs to be reformed and one good reason Canada's system might ...
  • 2009
  • 00:14:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

News in Review - December 2002 A Prescription for Health Care

This News in Review story focuses on the Romanow Report on the state and future of Canada’s health-care system. It includes the report’s major recommendations and the political response to it, as well as its implications for the country’s medicare system and Canadians’ access to it in future years.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002