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Canada has a universal health care system, meaning many services are paid for through taxes. Canada's healthcare system is often praised, yet it is ranked ninth out of eleven high-income countries by the latest Commonwealth Fund report. This website presents the healthcare system through various lenses: history, electoral politics, provincial health care, delivery, medicare and Pharmacare, media coverage, stakeholders. This site will also highlight specific case studies (mental health, overdose crisis, Indigenous health care, and COVID-19) that are worth attention.


History of Canadian Health Care

Medicare and Financing

Delivery, Modalities and Options

Provincial Health Care


Party Positions and Electoral Politics


Media Coverage and Public Opinion

Case Studies