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opinion | Tom Mulcair: This is why the federal health-care proposal is so disappointing

Justin Trudeau has thrown in the towel in the fight to maintain the federal role as gatekeeper of a public, universal, accessible and fair health-care system in Canada, writes former NDP leader Tom Mulcair in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca. 'That could have tragic consequences for folks on the lower rungs of the social and economic ladder.'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media as he arrives for a health care meeting with premiers, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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