cost of waiting for care

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Court ruling locks patients into government-run health care

More than one million patients in Canada waited almost 20 weeks (on average) for medically necessary care last year.


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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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Nova Scotians pay dearly for health-care wait times

Wait times cost Canadians up to $1,963 for each person waiting for treatment.


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The ‘other’ health-care crisis damaging our economy—every year

An estimated 1,064,286 Canadians waited for medically necessary treatment in 2019.


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Kenney government should reform health care to shorten wait times and save money

In 2019, Alberta spent significantly more per person on health care than any other large province.


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Nova Scotia’s health-care wait times among longest in Canada

In 2019, patients in Nova Scotia waited 33.3 weeks from referral by a family doctor to treatment.