Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Provinces asked Ottawa for more pharmacare than promised, McGuinty admits
The national pharmacare program Canada's premiers are urging on Ottawa goes beyond what the federal Liberals promised during the recent election campaign, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty conceded Tuesday.

"I think in fairness to them, they did not commit to a full scope, national pharmacare program of the scope that we have proposed as premiers," McGuinty said. "But they certainly took a very big step in that direction."

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