Health gains in Canadian budgetBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7081.623l (Published 01 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:623
- David Spurgeon
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. …