Politicians on both sides of the health care debate cite the Canadian system as evidence.
Some call Canadian health care a good example of low cost coverage for all, whereas others say it's socialized medicine, characterized by rationing and waiting periods for treatment.
Sara Robinson, fellow with the Campaign for America's Future. She wrote two articles on "Mythbusting Canadian Health Care" for the site.
Dr. Brian Day, former president of the Canadian Medical Association. He's president and CEO of Cambie Surgeries Corporation, a private company that developed the first private health care facility of its type in Canada.
Ujjal Dosanjh, member of parliament for Vancouver South, and former federal Minister of Health