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January 20, 2016

Canadian governments must rethink healthcare on five areas of national priority, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Challenging Vested Interests: National Priorities for Healthcare,” authors Åke Blomqvist and Colin Busby find that compared to the healthcare systems of a large group of peers, Canadian systems do not produce enough high-quality care for the money spent.

Åke Blomqvist

Health Policy Scholar, C.D. Howe Institute

Colin Busby

Colin Busby was awarded the 2007 C.D. Howe Research Fellowship and joined the Institute as an analyst thereafter. While writing broadly on economic issues, his emphasis is on fiscal and social policy. Appointed Associate Director of Research in 2016, Colin focuses his attention on the Institute’s healthcare policy and human capital research.