Clearly, provincial governments have no problem spending many additional billions on treating sickness. Maybe it’s time they started directing spending towards improving health.
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured on Nov. 9, 2017, getting a flu shot on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Provincial ministers of health and ministers of finance seek to “bend the health care cost curve” but year after year, provincial budgets bend the cost curve in the wrong direction, adding billions of dollars to provincial health spending.
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