Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1. Which of the following statements best describes the development of the Canadian healthcare system?
a) The system emerged from careful planning by a group of physicians and politicians from Montreal.
b) The adoption of the system was unanimous and uneventful because healthcare providers, citizens, and lawmakers understood the need for it.
c) The system began in Saskatchewan, and over several decades spread through the provinces and territories.
d) Nurses began the move for national health coverage and smoothly pushed the system through the political process.