health-care costs

10:25AM
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Premiers simply demand more money while ignoring possible health-care solutions

If the provinces increased provincial spending, they’d either have to raise taxes or run larger budget deficits.


4:00AM
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Canada’s aging population—what does it mean for government finances?

At the provincial level, an aging population is putting upward pressure on health-care spending.


12:16PM
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Alberta’s fiscal challenges will continue post-pandemic

The proportion of Albertans age 65 and over will reach 18.8 per cent by 2040.


9:07AM
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Provinces face precarious fiscal positions—even post-pandemic

Canadians aged 65 or older will comprise nearly 24 per cent of the population by 2040.


10:08AM
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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.


11:06AM
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COVID or not—Canada’s health-care system faces major challenges

Canada had 2.8 physicians per 1,000 population, ranking 26th out of 28 countries.