Long wait times may push Canadians abroad for medical treatment

After the last presidential debate, many observers questioned the veracity of Donald Trump’s claim that Canadians “come into the United States in many cases because their system is so slow. It’s catastrophic in certain ways.”Our latest study provides some answers. While we weren’t able to track the exact number of Canadian patients travelling to the U.S. for treatment, we calculated an estimate for the number of patients who leave the country for treatment.Here’s how we did it.The Fraser Institute’s annual survey of medical waiting lists asks physicians in 12 major medical specialties what percentage of their patients received non-emergency medical

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