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CBC News Looking Back: The Birth of Medicare

Saskatchewan doctors go on strike in 1961 to protest the introduction of medicare.
  • 2000
  • 00:05:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/03/2021

News in Review - September 1999 Overworked and Underpaid: Nurses Strike Back

During the spring and summer of 1999, nurses across Canada either went on strike or threatened strikes to redress what they say is too much work and too little pay as a result of government cutbacks in health care. The illegal strike in Quebec, which led to a major confrontation between nurses and the government of Lucien Bouchard, and the ...
  • 1999
  • 00:12:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1999

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News in Review - November 1993 Medicare: The Cost of Caring

The history of universal health care in Canada and the increasing difficulties of paying for it are the subject of this report.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1991 The Manitoba Nurses' Strike

This strike leads us to an examination of the nursing profession and Canada's health care system.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1991

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