April 1, 1998 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)

REF

Deborah Grey

Reform

Miss Deborah Grey (Edmonton North, Ref.)

Mr. Speaker, the government used to use a high sounding phrase, that is it talked about universality. The Prime Minister used to say that he did not think it was right to have a two tier system in the country, but it has all changed now.
He has told the health minister that there is just not enough room in the lifeboats for everybody with hepatitis C. Only some of those who were infected will get any sort of compensation. The rest of them will suffer with nothing.
Why does the Prime Minister think there should be a two tier system in this instance?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Hepatitis C
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