The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 28, 2009 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute Will Release 19th Annual Survey of Hospital Waiting Lists on Thursday, October 29

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 28, 2009) - The Fraser Institute, one of Canada's leading economic think tanks, will release its 19th annual survey Waiting Your Turn: Hospital Waiting Lists in Canada on Thursday, October 29 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

The annual report documents the amount of time patients across Canada must wait for visits to specialists and for diagnostic and surgical procedures.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Thursday, October 29.

The full study, along with charts showing wait times for all provinces and medical procedures, will be available as a free PDF on our website

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