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What role should money and markets play in our society? Cash and credit can buy just about anything material in Canada, but should access to premium public services such as education and health care be available for a price? Decide below how you think our society should be. Then choose what you think you would do in certain situations if you had the money. See where other Globe readers stand and find out whether you're the same person in theory as in practice.

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