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Health gains in Canadian budget

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7081.623l (Published 01 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:623
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    The Canadian government has responded to public anxiety about recent huge cuts in health care by announcing that it is to spend an additional $C300m (£136m; $205m) on health related programmes over the next three years.

    In a budget that forecasts the lowest deficit in years, finance minister Paul Martin promised to spend more than $C1bn a year until 2000 on job creation and social programmes. …

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