health care wait times

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Canadians face serious economic costs due to health-care wait times

Wait times for non-emergency treatment in 2023 cost Canadians $3.5 billion in lost wages and productivity.


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Nova Scotians still face longest health-care wait times in Canada

The province's median wait between referral from a family doctor and receipt of treatment was 56.7 weeks.


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Health-care wait times in New Brunswick nearly double national average

New Brunswickers who required medically-necessary surgeries endured a median wait for treatment of 52.6 weeks.


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Ontarians pay high price for health-care waits

Patients in the province face a median wait of 20.3 weeks for medically necessary care.


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B.C.’s health-care wait times only getting longer

Wait times in the province more than doubled from 10.4 weeks in 1993 to 25.8 weeks in 2022.


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Wait times for health care cost Albertans $600 million

An estimated 181,333 Albertans faced a median wait of 19.2 weeks between specialist consultation and treatment.