| January 12, 2006
If you live in the northern territories of Canada, the average distance to see an obstetrician is 900 kilometers.
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Yes, Canada is a large country. If you live in Antarctica, you’d probably have to do some serious traveling to see a specialist. Not really sure what this tells us about Canadian healthcare.
Should all small rural towns hundreds of kilometers away from major cities have every type of specialist nearby? I think this might be unreasonable in a country as large as Canada.
Fix your healthcare system before you complain about ours.
Canuck Rocks: Come talk to me when you are 60 and have been on the waiting list for 6 months to get that hip replaced.
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