Big Brother himself thrived on Big Data.
Both countries have more physicians, nurses and acute-care beds than Canada.
In Germany, individuals can opt out of the public plan and buy private insurance.
Ontario raised its minimum wage by 21 per cent—from $11.60 to $14 per hour.
In Switzerland, the health-care system features managed competition among insurance companies and health-care providers.
Health insurers enter and exit markets all the time—they aren't prevented from offering plans in other states.
“Don’t touch my free health care,” is a common refrain from defenders of the status quo whenever anyone broaches the topic of reforming Canada’s health-care system.