Using the Charter to Cure Health Care: Panacea or Placebo?
8:1 Review of Constitutional Studies 20-41, 2003
23 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2012 Last revised: 30 Oct 2013
Date Written: 2003
The author critically examines the claim that the Charter can be used to address social concerns about public health care through constitutional means. He concludes that a close examination of recent case law illuminated by the political assumptions underlying the Charter offers a far slimmer basis for hope than might initially appear.
Keywords: charter, cure, health care, social concern
JEL Classification: K00, K32, K40, K41, K42
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