A new way to pay for social programs is opening up in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada recently launched the first health initiative in this country to be funded by a social impact bond.

Health Minister Jane Philpott speaks at the launch of the Community Hypertension Prevention Initiative last week in Toronto. Erica Ngao photograph courtesy of the MaRS Discovery District

By ADAM JAGELEWSKI AND DOUG ROTH

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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