Access to Health Care: Free, but for all? Nearly nine million Canadians report chronic difficulty getting help

Canadians say they have less confidence and more difficulty accessing health care than Americans September 7, 2022 – A summer of health care related horror stories – from emergency room closures to doctor shortages to surgery delays – is shaking

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Doc Deficits: Half of Canadians either can’t find a doctor or can’t get a timely appointment with the one they have

Lack of primary care access compounds with difficulty securing diagnostic tests, specialist appointments September 8, 2022 – When Dr. David Eaton retires later this year, 1,400 of the approximately 2,800 people of Wheatley, Ont. will be losing their family doctor,

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Health check: Provinces’ performance on key file in massive decline

One-quarter believe their province is doing a good job managing health care, the lowest in eight years June 22, 2022 – As fear over COVID-19 dissipates, Canadians’ focus is turning to the health-care system, and most are not impressed by

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Vaccine Vacillation: Confidence in AstraZeneca jumps amid increased eligibility; trust in Johnson & Johnson tumbles

Hesitancy remains highest in Alberta where 28 per cent say they will not be vaccinated or remain unsure April 26, 2021 – An extraordinary period in which Xennials and Generation-Xers became eligible for AstraZeneca doses in several provinces (and in

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Canada’s other epidemic: As overdose deaths escalate, majority favour decriminalization of drugs

Public opinion reflects empirical data: half say opioid crisis worsening in their own communities February 24, 2021 – It is unlikely that Canadians were ever as galvanized by public health data as they have been over the last twelve months.

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Access for all: Near universal support for a pharmacare plan covering Canadians’ prescription drug costs

One-in-four Canadian households struggle to fill needed prescriptions October 29, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has put Canada’s health care system under a microscope – revealing millions of people in this country are struggling to access the prescription medicines they

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