health care reform

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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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Alberta’s health-care reforms don’t go far enough

Albertans waited 32.1 weeks for medically necessary treatment—6.5 weeks longer than the Canadian average.


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Huge backlog of surgeries underscores need for sweeping health-care reform in B.C.

In 2019, more than 166,000 patients in the province were waiting for treatment after seeing a specialist.


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Kenney government postpones reforms despite COVID-related surgery backlog

Saskatchewan cut surgical wait times by, among other reforms, partnering with private clinics.


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Alberta should seek more autonomy in health care
Albertans faced a median wait time of 28 weeks compared to a national average of 20.9 weeks.

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Health-care reform—less Ottawa, more Alberta (and other provinces)

Canada ranks among the bottom of OECD universal health-care countries for the number of doctors and hospital beds.