canadian health care

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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.


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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.


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COVID is superspreading convenient health care

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


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Alberta should seek more autonomy in health care
Albertans faced a median wait time of 28 weeks compared to a national average of 20.9 weeks.

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No Minister Taylor, Canada can’t offer Kawhi ‘free’ health care

Last year, Ontarians waited (on average) 29.7 weeks for orthopedic surgery.


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Is Ottawa competent enough to design an efficient and effective national pharmacare program?

A national formulary—essentially a list of drugs—is unlikely to match the comprehensive lists covered by private insurance plans.