From: Equal as Citizens
Analysis if the provinces were able to offer comparable levels of public service and examines how the Harper 2011 health funding and earlier ransacking of equalization left a giant disparity with the only province unafected being Alberta and the Eastern Provinces taking a servere hit. Showcases a pattern through analyzing federal transfers and total health spending
RICHARD STARR has worked as a journalist, public servant, broadcaster, political staffer and policy adviser. He is author of numerous newspaper and magazine articles, and two works of non fiction. A lifelong student of Maritime history, Starr is married to playwright and former MP Wendy Lill. They live in Dartmouth.