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Changing the Landscape in the Health Care Affordability Debate

From: Medicare


Looks at the Health Care affordability debate by exploring what is left out of the statistics used by the Government such as population growth, inflation and income growth. Looks at what it would take to ensure affordibility for all



Diana Gibson

Diana Gibson is research director for the University of Alberta-based Parkland Institute. She has an extensive background in policy research on issues ranging from health care and education, to energy and international trade agreements. Diana Gibson has worked as a researcher and educator for various community organizations, colleges, trade unions, and the federal government. Her recent book, The Bottom Line:The Truth About Private Health Insurance (Newest Press, 2006) was a best seller in Alberta and helped defeat Ralph Klein’s Third Way for Health Care.