The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

July 02, 2014 08:21 ET

Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; New Study Spotlighting How Much Canadians Pay for Health Care Coming Thursday, July 3

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 2, 2014) - On Thursday, July 3, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting how much Canadians and their families pay for health care.

The study, The Price of Public Health Care Insurance, calculates what portion of the total tax bill paid by individual Canadians and Canadian families (to all levels of government) goes to public health insurance in 2014. The study also examines how the portion has increased over the past decade.

A news release (in English and French) with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, July 3 at 6:30 a.m. (EST).

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