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B.C. court denies patients the ability to seek private care

Patients in the province waited 26.2 weeks between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment in 2021.


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Alberta takes another step towards reducing health-care wait times

In 2021, the median wait in Alberta between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment was 32.1 weeks.


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Patient ‘cost-sharing’ might help shorten wait times in Canada

The vast majority of universal health-care systems worldwide employ some form of cost-sharing.


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Long wait times for health care predated pandemic

Canadians could expect a median wait time of 49.2 weeks for neurosurgery.


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Comparing Canada’s health-care system with other countries, Part I: Availability of Resources

Canada only had 2.0 acute care beds per 1,000 population, ranking 25th out of the 26 countries.


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COVID exacerbates—not creates—Canada’s long health-care wait times

In 2021, Canadians could expect to wait 25.6 weeks (on average) between referral to treatment.


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B.C.’s new MRI machine won’t solve province’s wait-time problem

The province's MRI wait time was longer than the national average.


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More money won’t fix Newfoundland and Labrador health-care system

The province spent more per-capita on health care than any other province.