healthcare costs

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More money for health care—careful what you wish for

Ottawa currently provides $40.4 billion to the provinces via the Canada Health Transfer.


8:27AM
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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.


6:22PM
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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.


11:31AM
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Health-care reform in Canada is coming one way or another

The share of provincial budgets consumed by health care will increase to an estimated 42.6 per cent by 2031.


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Canada’s premiers are meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon this week and health-care transfers from Ottawa may be high on the agenda.