Health Accord

Events held to mark end of health accord

A multi-billion dollar health accord which provided stable funding and set common goals across the country expired today. As a result, provinces will gradually see more pressure on their healthcare systems – and that’s raising fears about service cuts.

Patients in some parts of the country may face bed shortages and more expensive drugs now that a health-care deal between Ottawa and the provinces has expired, an advocacy group warned Monday.

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