Patients in the province face a median wait of 20.3 weeks for medically necessary care.
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In 2022, Ontarians could expect to wait 20.3 weeks for treatment.
Provinces continue to discourage the development of a parallel private health-care sector—in stark contrast to other countries.
While doctors are incentivized to deliver care, patients face no monetary cost for treatment.
Health care consumes 42 per cent of all provincial government program spending in Ontario.
Queen’s Park is throwing money at the problem and hoping it will disappear.