Mr. Speaker, the minister would be well advised to remember that it is his leader who uses private clinics.
The Prime Minister said in June, “We've set out very, very clear timelines in which these benchmarks are going to be established. We insist that those timelines be adhered to”.
The Prime Minister and the premiers agreed to have meaningful benchmarks in place by the year's end in five key areas. Now the provinces are saying that not all the benchmarks will be in place by the deadline.
Will the Prime Minister admit that under a Liberal government Canadians will have to wait a very, very long time for medically necessary—