The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 16, 2015 08:30 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory/How Many Canadians Travel Abroad for Medical Care? New Study Coming Tuesday, March 17

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 16, 2015) - On Tuesday, March 17, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the number of Canadians who travelled abroad in 2014 to seek medical care.

Leaving Canada for Medical Care breaks down the numbers by province and by medical specialty and examines some of the possible reasons Canadians choose to become medical tourists.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, March 17 at 6:30 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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