Public health measures, better food labelling should be a high priority

Preventive measures will not only reduce the demand or need for costly healthcare treatments but will enable more Canadians to live healthier lives and be more productive members of society.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Jane Philpott. Canadians spend about $250-billion a year on health care. With an aging population, the prospects are for a continuing rise in health-care costs, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By DAVID CRANE

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 4, 2016 12:00 AM

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