health-care costs

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Private contracts—one important step towards health-care reform

Last year, Canadians could expect to wait 25.6 weeks from referral by a family physician to elective surgical care.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.