Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Manitoba last . . . again

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada entitled Healthy Provinces: Healthy Canadians puts Manitoba dead last for healthcare system performance. On the other end of the spectrum, BC placed first.

Nearly 44 cents of every tax dollar collected in Manitoba goes towards paying for healthcare, leaving little left over for education, highways, environmental initiatives and tax relief.

The system is not working and the Conference Board's report highlights that more money is not necessarily the answer.

Read more here, here and here.

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