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Health Minister Rona Ambrose speaks in Calgary on Aug. 19, 2013.
Health Minister Rona Ambrose speaks in Calgary on Aug. 19, 2013.
(CHRIS BOLIN FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Family physicians give Harper government failing grades

It’s report card time and the federal government of Stephen Harper is being called out for chronic absenteeism.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada has just published a report card that rates Ottawa’s role in five key areas.

The exercise is a worthwhile one but it has received little media attention because the CFPC is wishy-washy in its comments.