Health care in Canada back in the 1920’s saw a lot of different of advancements. Newton Wesley Rowell stood in front of the House of Commons to debate the bill 37, and respecting the department of health. Later when they assessed in personal government they then argued about how it gave every poor women and men and child in the country the right to free health care. In 1919, the first free health care center opened with Newton Rowell as the first minister of health with Dr. John Andrew Amyot as the doctor. He had to find a way that they could implement federal shared cost and have funding for programs to deal with many different diseases.