Socialized Hospital Cuts Services To Pay Carbon Tax. Wait, What?

by William Teach | June 12, 2009 5:33 pm

What happens when you mix socialized medicine with AGW idiocy?

The Lower Mainland’s health authorities[1] will have to dig more than $4 million a year out of their already stretched budgets to pay B.C.’s carbon tax and offset their carbon footprints.

Critics say the payments mean the government’s strategy to fight climate change will further exacerbate a crisis in health funding.

“You have public hospitals cutting services to pay a tax that goes to another 100 per cent government-owned agency,” NDP health critic Adrian Dix said.

“That just doesn’t make sense.”

No one ever said liberalism was actually supposed to make sense.

  1. Lower Mainland’s health authorities:

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