canadian health care

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Before adding new programs, Ottawa should consider what Canadians already pay for health care

The Trudeau government will likely expand the scope of our public health-care system and Canadian families will pay even more for public health care every year.


9:18AM
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Campaign fearmongering on health care ignores experiences of other universal care countries
Last year, 62 per cent of patients in Canada waited more than four months for a specialist appointment compared to 31 per cent in the Netherlands.

8:34AM
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Health-care spending may spike by 88 per cent due to Canada’s aging population

Canadians aged 65 and older will account for a projected 23.4 per cent of the population in 2040.


9:32AM
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Canadian health care performs poorly compared to other countries worldwide

Canada ranked second-last for acute care beds with 2.1 beds per thousand people.


11:45AM
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COVID is superspreading convenient health care

Canadian health-care authorities must revisit rates of reimbursement for virtual visits.