Last year, Canadians could expect a median wait of 27.4 weeks between referral to a specialist and receipt of treatment.
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A risk that only lightly threatened children was met with drastic efforts to shield children.
July 8, 2019 12:01PM
Last year, Ontarians waited (on average) 29.7 weeks for orthopedic surgery.
July 31, 2018 1:00AM
August 14, 2017 3:29PM
The average family of four will pay about $12,000 for public health care in 2017.
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August 22, 2015 9:00AM
The notion of “free health care” seems to have gained cult-like status in Canada. This is perplexing given that provincial/territorial government spending on health care (including federal transfers) accounted for 7.1 per cent ($141 billion) of the Canadian economy in 2014.
August 20, 2015 2:30AM
August 20, 2014 6:00AM
“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.