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Amazing: Reuters is running a story admitting that Canada’s health care system is in misery – “creaking alarmingly, with long wait lists for treatment, and shortages of cash and doctors” – and citing a study by the “right-wing” Fraser Institute that the “average waiting time for treatment in 2003 rose to 17.7 weeks from 16.5 weeks in 2002.” Nice of Reuters to come around to the sorry truth about the country’s insane system.

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