Giving in to Provinces’ demands won’t improve healthcare, says PM Trudeau
by The Canadian Parvasi
There have been differences between the provinces and the federal government about the share of each government towards healthcare amid the healthcare crisis currently gripping the Canadian healthcare sector.
While the provinces have collectively called for the federal government to up its share in healthcare, PM Trudeau doubled down on the federal stance that increasing the federal share in healthcare will not guarantee an improvement, citing it a “broken system.”
“If provinces continue to not reform or not improve their health-care delivery services, it’s no surprise that Canadians are getting more and more frustrated,” the Prime Minister said at an event in New Brunswick last month.
Earlier in the month, All 13 premiers of Canadian provinces and territories demanded a meeting with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau regarding health funding amid the ongoing Canadian healthcare crisis in a joint press conference on Friday.
The premiers maintained that the federal government has presented “no meaningful response” and is not aptly paying its fair share of costs amid the growing pressure on the healthcare sector across Canada.