USW President Leo Gerard Speaks to Canadians about U.S. Health Care

Speaking to a pre-election conference of the New Democratic Party in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, United Steelworkers of America International President Leo Gerard highlighted some of the differences between Canadian and U.S. health care. Canadian health care is a single payer system that is publicly funded and covers everyone.

The New Democratic Party is a labor-backed third party in Canada that competes with the ruling Conservative Party and the Liberal party.

You can view Gerard’s remarks on health care at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osk1ofyiPSM&feature=youtube_gdata_player#...