It’s not really a question whether or not seeing is a right or privilege in Canada: It’s clearly a privilege.
In a country that boasts universal healthcare, a new Nanos Research poll, commissioned by the Canadian Association of Optometrists, found that six in 10 Canadians have had a vision problem at some point. While 22 per cent of Canadians can’t afford glasses and vision care.
Have you seen the cost of glasses or contacts?
To that end, should eyesight be a right or a privilege in Canada? Taking your calls after 1pm: 204.780.6868.