Provincial and territorial governments spent about $157 billion on health care last year.
Price of Public Health Care Insurance
The average family of four will pay about $12,000 for public health care in 2017.
The notion of “free health care” seems to have gained cult-like status in Canada. This is perplexing given that provincial/territorial government spending on health care (including federal transfers) accounted for 7.1 per cent ($141 billion) of the Canadian economy in 2014.