April 19, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

NDP

Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas

New Democratic Party

Mr. Douglas:

Since the federal government's offer would undoubtedly place a larger share of the cost of these programs on the provincial governments, is the minister prepared to consider as an interim step continuing the present cost-sharing arrangement until such time as the full effect of the thrust fund in providing lower cost facilities becomes fully operative?

Topic:   MEDICARE AND HOSPITALIZATION-ACCEPTANCE OF NEW GOVERNMENT COST-SHARING FORMULA BY PROVINCES
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