cost of waiting for treatment

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Private clinics could help Alberta reduce health-care wait times

An estimated 22,000 cancelled elective surgeries were put on hold in Alberta.


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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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Canadians pay a lot for free health care

Between 1997 and 2019, the cost of public health care for the average Canadian family grew 1.7 times faster than the average income.


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Opponents of health-care reform continue to ignore wait times data

Last year, an estimated 1,082,541 Canadians waited for medically necessary treatment.


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Ontario no longer has shortest health-care wait times in Canada

Ontarians waited 29.7 weeks (on average) for orthopedic surgery this year.