SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 22, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How long do Canadians wait for health care? Annual report coming Wednesday, Nov. 23

VANCOUVER, ON--(Marketwired - November 22, 2016) - On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the Fraser Institute will release its annual survey of health-care wait times in Canada.

Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, 2016 measures how long Canadians must wait for a specialist appointment, surgery or other therapeutic treatments.

The Fraser Institute has been tracking wait times in Canada since 1993.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Bacchus Barua, Senior Economist, Health Policy Studies
Fraser Institute

To arrange interviews with Bacchus Barua or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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