SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

June 28, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How many Canadians leave the country for medical care? New study coming Thursday, June 29

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 28, 2017) - On Thursday, June 29, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the number of Canadians who travelled abroad in 2016 to receive medical care.

Leaving Canada for Medical Care, 2017 breaks down the numbers by medical specialty and province, and examines a possible key reason why Canadians become medical tourists.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, June 29 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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    Yanick Labrie
    Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

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    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    (604) 688-0221 ext. 589