Canadian Woman, 96, Loses Photo ID, Can't Be Seen By A Doctor
"A 96-year-old Canadian woman has been told she can't get a photo-ID provincial healthcare card unless she has other photo ID, which she doesn't have.
Elizabeth Stead of Ottawa is in a dilemma since losing her Ontario provincial health card, which must be shown for every medical procedure covered by universal healthcare."I have little sympathy for Stead, at age 96 she should have accumulated dozens of photo ID. It seems like every week I'm stuck in line behind an elderly woman who can't produce a photo ID for the personal check she's using to pay for her groceries.
I love senior citizens, I really do, but haven't they heard of credit cards or debit cards?
At this point it doesn't seem worth the hassle for this woman to get a photo ID; by the time she finally gets it in the mail she will probably be dead.
It should be against the law for a person in Canada or America to leave home without a photo ID.
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