April 8, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

Donald Methuen Fleming

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Fleming:

No. Either the minister can tell me that he does not know what the answer is, or he can say that in the case I have put forward the whole burden falls on the province and there is no recovery at all under the provisions of this legislation. The

Health Insurance
further we go with this bill the more it becomes apparent that the minister has no right to use the word "comprehensive" as applied to the scheme under this legislation. He has been bandying that word about very freely as applied to the scheme, but it is a very limited scheme, and in frankness to the house and to the people of the country he should be more careful of his selection of adjectives to describe the scheme.

Topic:   HEALTH INSURANCE
Subtopic:   AUTHORIZATION OF PAYMENTS FROM CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND
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