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B.C. can tackle health-care wait times by learning from more successful universal systems

According to the province’s official figures, at least 88,300 patients continue to languish on surgical wait lists.


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Canada’s chronic health-care problems will likely persist post-pandemic

Canada ranked 25th out of 26 countries for the number of acute care beds.


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Canada’s health-care system—the status quo is unsustainable

Our aging population will put significant pressure on health-care expenditures.


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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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U.S. COVID experience highlights risks of centralized management of health care

The mortality rate per 1 million U.S. residents was 196 compared to 30.5 worldwide.


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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.