health care wait times

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Ford health-care plan falls well short of what’s needed

Patients in Saskatchewan still have access to universal care—just a lot sooner than before thanks in part to private providers working within the system.


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Ontario no longer has shortest health-care wait times in Canada

Ontarians waited 29.7 weeks (on average) for orthopedic surgery this year.


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The private cost of health-care queues in Canada

In 2017, wait times cost the Canadian economy an estimated $1.9 billion—roughly $1,800 per person waiting.


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Canadian health care—big bills, terrible system

Private for-profit hospitals comprise 39 per cent of hospitals in Australia and 43 per cent in Germany.