Canada ranked last on the timeliness of both specialist and elective surgical care.
health care funding
If the provinces increased provincial spending, they’d either have to raise taxes or run larger budget deficits.
Premier Ford wants the federal government to cover 35 per cent of health-care costs, up from 22 per cent.
“Don’t touch my free health care,” is a common refrain from defenders of the status quo whenever anyone broaches the topic of reforming Canada’s health-care system.