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Martin Challenges Klein on Health Plan
Date: Friday, June 18 2004
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I can't help but wonder what right Klein has to enact such a policy? Does he have a mandate? Do the people of Alberta have recourse under the Canada Health Act?




Friday, Jun 18, 2004


Martin challenges Klein to release health plan and Harper to judge it


ST. CATHARINES, Ont. (CP) - Paul Martin has challenged his main rival and the premier of Alberta to lay their cards on the table about potential changes to medicare before the federal election.


The Liberal leader resumed his attack on Friday on Alberta Premier Ralph Klein and Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, whom he has slagged as "silent partners" in a plot to strip medicare.



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Klein has said he will announce provincial health-care changes - some of which could violate the Canada Health Act - two days after the June 28 federal election.




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