The share of provincial budgets consumed by health care will increase to an estimated 42.6 per cent by 2031.
health care costs
The Trudeau government’s policy reversal will cost an estimated additional $10.4 billion in 2030.
Almost three-quarters of Canada’s total tax burden is paid by the working-age population.
Average per person spending on health care for Canadians over 70 is $13,797.
Health-care costs are expected to increase by 57 per cent by 2045.
Canada ranks dead-last for the number of acute-care beds.