End universality in Canadian health care, historian Michael Bliss advises





One of Canada’s most prominent social scientists has weighed in on a question that is becoming a growing obsession in this country: how to cope with spiraling health care costs. Michael Bliss, the noted University of Toronto historian, offers a fresh, outsider’s perspective on the health system and its problems in a paper for the C.D. Howe Institute, and at least one dramatic call for change.

For starters, Prof. Bliss suggests that we stop fretting over the ballooning cost of medical services. While the numbers vary from place to place, every industrialized country faces similar pressures, largely because of the expanding arsenal of medical tools to address the human race’s various ills....

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