Opinion: Kimberly Gloade's plight points to broader Quebec health care injustices

The McGill University Health Centre has made headlines again, after failing to observe basic standards of decency in its response to a very sick person. Coroner Jacques Ramsay’s recent report details how Kimberly Gloade, a Mi’kmaq woman, was asked to pay a fee (over $1000!) for an emergency room visit in February 2016 because she did not have her Medicare card. Unable to pay, Gloade left, sentenced to suffer for weeks until dying of liver cirrhosis at home.


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