Friday, April 14, 2006

Hammering in the final nail

The end of the Third Way - or at least it's most egregious elements may come as soon as thursday. We shouldn't assume the threat is over however - Iris Evans is off to a pro-private healthcare conference in Washington which ANDP leader Ray Martin describes as a wet dream conference for privatization advocates.

And of course waiting in the wings to become Premier is either Private health insurance executive Jim Dinning, currently casting himself as a defender of public care primarily to differentiate himself from the other lead candidate Preston Manning, who has repeatedly called for complete privatization of health care in Canada.

Public healthcare in Alberta will be at risk for years to come.

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