health care wait times

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Court ruling locks patients into government-run health care

More than one million patients in Canada waited almost 20 weeks (on average) for medically necessary care last year.


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COVID creating a backlog of cancelled elective surgeries in Canada

Treatable conditions may turn into more permanent debilitating conditions.


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Three reasons why our hospitals are overcrowded

Eighteen per cent of Canadians reported waiting four months or more for elective surgery compared to zero per cent in Germany.


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Kenney government should reform health care to shorten wait times and save money

In 2019, Alberta spent significantly more per person on health care than any other large province.


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Canadians pay a lot for free health care

Between 1997 and 2019, the cost of public health care for the average Canadian family grew 1.7 times faster than the average income.


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The ordeals of Canadian health care

Doing time on a health-care waiting list is pure loss—no one gains from your waiting.


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Opponents of health-care reform continue to ignore wait times data

Last year, an estimated 1,082,541 Canadians waited for medically necessary treatment.


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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.