Our current system disconnects funding from the volume and quality of services.
health care spending
Canada already ranked among the highest health-care spenders in the world before the pandemic.
Canada ranks among the bottom of OECD universal health-care countries for the number of doctors and hospital beds.
While doctors are incentivized to deliver care, patients face no monetary cost for treatment.
The share of provincial budgets consumed by health care will increase to an estimated 42.6 per cent by 2031.
Canada ranks among the world’s top spenders, but ranks poorly on several important health-care indicators.
Unlike Canadians, Germans do not face long wait times for health care.
Almost three-quarters of Canada’s total tax burden is paid by the working-age population.
Average per person spending on health care for Canadians over 70 is $13,797.