Canadians must wait 41.7 weeks (on average) to receive medically necessary elective orthopaedic surgery.
Survey says seven in 10 Canadians are ready for virtual doctor appointments.
Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.
Hospitals in Switzerland compete with one another for patients.
Last year in B.C., the average wait time between referral to treatment was 26.6 weeks.
In most countries with universal health care, patients share the cost of treatment—surgical or pharmaceutical.
Unlike Canadians, Germans do not face long wait times for health care.
Senator Sanders—and much of the media—incorrectly sell single-payer as only path to universal health care
Australia, Germany and the Netherlands all allow more private-sector involvement in health care than Canada.
In 2016, Canadians could expect to wait 10.6 weeks for medically necessary treatment after seeing a specialist.