health-care wait times in Canada

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B.C. makes progress on surgery backlog—but serious challenges remain

The provincial government contracted several private surgical clinics to help clear the backlog.


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Huge backlog of surgeries underscores need for sweeping health-care reform in B.C.

In 2019, more than 166,000 patients in the province were waiting for treatment after seeing a specialist.


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Kenney reforms may reduce health-care wait times, like in Saskatchewan

Alberta hopes to mirror Saskatchewan’s successful wait time-reduction.


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Canadians must wait 41.7 weeks (on average) to receive medically necessary elective orthopaedic surgery.