Vladimir Putin

Clement, The Hon. Tony

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The great privilege of public life. The speaker's experience over the past eight months. Being part of the team; serving as the Minister of Health and as the Minister for the Federal Economic Initiative for Nothern Ontario. Priorities. Addressing those priorities - what's been done. The top priority for Canadians to establish patient wait-time guarantees. Some examples from other countries. The government's commitment to a patient-centred approach to care. Setting benchmarks. Dollars earmarked. The current situation. Examples of progress. What the government is doing to help achieve goals. Some final thoughts.