Canada ranked 28th out of 30 universal health-care countries with 2.8 physicians per 1,000 people.
Canada ranked dead last on timely access to specialists and surgical care.
Nova Scotians waited 58.2 weeks (on average) between referral from a GP to receipt of treatment.
The Canada Health Act severely limits the ability of provinces to innovate and experiment with health-care policy.
Cost-sharing payments for health care incentivize patients to make better choices.
Our aging population will put significant pressure on health-care expenditures.
The number of Old Age Security beneficiaries is projected to double between 2019 and 2060.
The share of Canadians age 65 or over is forecasted to rise from 17.4 per cent to 22.5 per cent.