‘Slosh, slosh, slosh’: the maddening, twilight world of medical waiting lists

Our treasured health care system is corrupt, in the sense that not all of us are treated equally

When Bill Bagyan was woken earlier this month, lying in a hotel room he’d paid for himself after making yet another drive to Ottawa from his home in Kingston, and was told told in sorrowful tones by a hospital staffer that he was once again being bumped from surgery, the first thing he thought of was climbing the stairs to the roof and jumping off.