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State Representative Ryan MacKenzie's Press Release

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We Hear You: The IRS, the Rich, the Nanny State, Republicans, Trump, and Tax Reform

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Meanwhile, Canada’s ‘Free’ Health Care System Is Also Exploding

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“Free” Canadian healthcare is not free, according to a report released Tuesday by noted conservative Canadian think-tank, The Fraser Institute.

The report illuminates that a “typical Canadian family of four will pay $12,057 for health care in 2017—an increase of nearly 70 percent over the last 20 years.”

Canada operates under a medicare system that is understood as single-payer. Not only does the federal government use money from its general revenue to finance this taxpayer-funded health care system, individual provinces also contribute by raising money through special levies that are deducted when Canadians pay their income tax.

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