He’s Right – We Should Be Ashamed

And poverty leaves vulnerable, as York University health researchers reported in 2010, the 83 per cent of Canadian families without access to regulated day care, people whose 30 per cent of total health costs aren’t covered by medicare and the 40 per cent of disabled who are shut out of the work force – all this at the bottom, or close to it, of OECD rankings, and all this because of a lack of public spending by governments more inclined to speak harshly and carry big sticks.