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B.C. private clinics received $393M in government contracts over the last 6 years: report

Heath Minister Adrian Dix said the reports findings were ‘inaccurate’



Alberta accepts bid for private hip-knee surgical clinic on First Nation land

Almost 23,000 Albertans waiting for orthopedic surgeries


Dr. Brian Day, Medical Director of the Cambie Surgery Centre, sits for a photograph at his office in Vancouver on Aug. 31, 2016. A lawsuit that begins today in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver has the potential to fundamentally change the way Canadians access health care. Day, who operates a private surgical centre in Vancouver, is challenging B.C.’s ban on Canadians buying private insurance for medically necessary services already covered by medicare. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Private clinics would harm ‘ordinary’ people using public system in B.C.: lawyer

Health Minister Adrian Dix announced in 2018 that the government would begin to fine doctors $10,000