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Ottawa overstepped its bounds when it clawed back health-care coverage for refugee claimants without consulting the provinces and other stakeholders, doctors and lawyers charged Tuesday.
Ottawa overstepped its bounds when it clawed back health-care coverage for refugee claimants without consulting the provinces and other stakeholders, doctors and lawyers charged Tuesday.
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Should doctors be able to do private work on the side?

Earlier this week, the Calgary Herald published a fascinating story about a retired nurse who travelled to the Turks and Caicos to get a knee replacement.

By doing so, she waited two weeks for surgery instead of lingering on a wait list, in pain, for seven months back home. She also spent an eye-popping $40,000.