Political offers pour in for Toronto doctor who defended Canada’s medicare

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WASHINGTON – Political offers have been pouring in for a doctor who enthusiastically defended the reputation of Canada’s medicare system during some tense exchanges in the U.S. Congress.

Dr. Danielle Martin said she’s been courted by political parties at the municipal, provincial and federal level since her appearance last month enjoyed a moment of viral celebrity.

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But it’s clearly not something the Toronto physician, health-policy professor and vice-president of the Women’s College Hospital wants to discuss.

All Martin will say is that she has no interest in the offers, which came from different parties at all three levels of government to run in elections over the next year-and-a-half.

“Certainly there have been some people who have reached out to me on that score,” she…

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