The marathon trial for healthcare freedom and patient choice in the Supreme Court of British Columbia has finally ended. After years of delays, caused in large part by the government’s lawyers, the patient plaintiffs and the Cambie Surgery Centre had their case heard in court. At no point did the opposing government lawyers introduced any hard evidence or data to show that private clinics operating in BC for decades have caused harm to the province’s public healthcare system. We expect a decision that will recognize the Charter right of Canadians to seek private healthcare when they’re left suffering on a waiting list.
Read more in Ian Mulgrew’s latest here.
As mentioned before, we fully expect this case to make its way to the Supreme Court of Canada. Any donations made now will help us on our way to get the rights of all Canadian patients recognized in all of Canada and by all levels of government.