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healthcare in Canada.
Public Vs Private
You are immobilized and need a hip replacement.
Would you
pay for the surgery
to avoid extended wait times?
  • Yes
  • No

Would you pay for surgery if it meant you didn’t have to wait?

You answered “Yes” because:
  • I am financially able
  • I want better service or treatment
  • My health is my number one prioirity

Would you pay for surgery to avoid extended wait times? Viewers said “Yes” because:

You answered “No” because:
  • It costs too much
  • I don't trust the private system
  • I support universal healthcare

Would you pay for surgery to avoid extended wait times? Viewers said “No” because:

Canadians consume,
on average,
just over $220,000 in publicly funded healthcare services
over a lifetime.
What is the solution to the sustainability issues of our current healthcare system?
  • Increased private healthcare options
  • Increased Taxes to Support Universal Healthcare
  • User Fees for Universal Healthcare Services

What is the solution to the sustainability issues of our current healthcare system?

BC joins the debate on
Public vs Private
healthcare in Canada
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