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Doug Taylor is a retired communications officer with the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union. He is collaborating with Lorne Brown on a book commemorating the 50th anniversary of medicare in Saskatchewan. Doug also blogs at medicare50years.blogspot.com.

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    Same fight, new foes

    In the summer of 1962, Saskatchewan was beset by a doctors’ strike intent on preserving physician privileges and opposing public health care. Fifty years later, Canada’s medicare system is again under threat.