Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
In most countries with universal health care, patients share the cost of treatment—surgical or pharmaceutical.
Australia, Germany and the Netherlands all allow more private-sector involvement in health care than Canada.
In the Commonwealth Fund’s rankings of health-care systems, Canada scored a dismal ninth out of 11 countries.
New survey corroborates troubling health-care wait-times trend.
Albertans wait 22.9 weeks for treatment—five weeks longer than 15 years ago.
Queen’s Park is throwing money at the problem and hoping it will disappear.