Fraser Forum

Health Care

9:40AM
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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.


1:11PM
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New review rules—the impact on drug access in Canada

In 2017, the federal government introduced new regulations for the drug review board.


12:02PM
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Proposed ‘drug price’ changes threaten access for Canadian patients

Advanced clinical trials in Canada, which were consistent between 2015 and 2019, decreased by 26 per cent in 2020.


11:39AM
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Delayed drug approvals in Canada—here’s why

New drugs are approved later in Canada than in the United States and European Union.


10:38AM
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Approving new drugs in Canada—a 30-year review

Regardless of their potential impact on patient health, drug approval times in Canada were longer than in other countries.


10:50AM
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Alberta operates remarkably inefficient health-care system with huge price tag

The province had the capacity to perform more than 1.3 million CT exams but only 419,000 were actually performed.


9:24AM
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Hospitals currently view patients as costs that eat into the budget.


10:07AM
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Wait times—the other health-care crisis

The elective surgery queue cost 1.2 million Canadians a total of $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity.


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