Canada-Care’s Secret

Thursday's Editorial - February 4, 2010


NOTE: A premier is defined as: a chief administrative officer, as of a Canadian province. A premier can be compared to an American governor.   Newfoundland and Labrador is the most remote of Canada's 10 provinces. According to Google Maps, getting from the capital, St. John's, to Portland, Maine, the nearest half-decent-sized U.S. city, is a 1,393 mile drive, including a 109 mile ferry ride to Nova Scotia.

1. What is the main point of the commentary "Canada-Care's Secret"?

2. Ask a parent, and then a grandparent or older relative, what they each think of Mr. Williams choosing to have his surgery in the U.S.