News Item – Low-income Canadians face longer health care wait times: report

A new study out of Dalhousie University suggests lower-income Canadians face lengthier health care wait times when trying to access the nation’s publicly-funded health care system.

Hajizadeh has spent the past two years analyzing 10 years worth of data from Canadian Community Health Surveys.

The research was inspired when he immigrated to Canada and he realized timely access to health care was a widespread issue.

“My study shows that five per cent of Canadians have highlighted the fact that they have an issue with lengthy wait times for receiving health care services,” he said.

Full article at: Global News