Daily Archives: November 10, 2009

Canadian Health Coalition Medicare.ca

Here’s a worthwhile pledge for supporters of Canadian publicly funded, socialistic, healthcare. Canadians believe in and want their capitalism, but they also want their socialistic healthcare. It’s not hard to understand the threat publicly funded healthcare is under. But people need to decide what values they want to uphold, because it just may be impossible for a socialistic healthcare system to survive within a very capitalist system. The pledge, which any Canadian can sign, reads:

*Medicare Pledge

As a Canadian, I believe access to quality health care must be based on need, not ability to pay.

Our public health care reflects those values of equality and fairness.

We must improve our public health care for everyone, instead of expanding private for-profit services that benefit only a few.

I pledge my support for the protection and improvement of public health care in Canada.* Continue reading

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