September 19, 2018
After literally a decade of litigation, Dr. Brian Day finally got his day in court. He took the stand on Monday in the long-running Charter challenge brought by the Cambie Surgery Centre, which Dr. Day founded, and four patient plaintiffs who have been affected by delays and waiting lists in the B.C. healthcare system.
It did not go well for the government, whose lawyers spent most of the time complaining about Dr. Day’s extensive and detailed descriptions of the failures of the rationed healthcare system and the lives saved and improved by access to timely medical treatment at his clinic. Although Dr. Day was originally scheduled for five days of cross-examination by the government, but after Monday, it is likely the government will cut their time short. Every hour he’s on the stand hurts their case.
Read more in Ian Mulgrew’s latest article.
To read Dr. Day’s affidavit, on which he is being cross-examined, see here.
More updates to come!
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