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Family Medicine pp 1292-1296 | Cite as

Family Practice in Canada

  • W. M. Gibson

Abstract

Canadians sing of their country “from sea to sea to sea”—the Atlantic to the Pacific and north across the Barren Lands to the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic Ocean. St. John’s, Newfoundland is about as near to the Queen Charlotte Islands in the North Pacific as London, England is to Kabul, Afghanistan, for Canada is the second largest country in the world. Many economic, social, and historical influences affect this vast land in which (1) 0.8 percent, or 25 million, of the world’s population occupies 8 percent of its surface; this chapter will consider some of them.

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Family Physician Family Practice Young Physician License Authority House Call 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

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