Calgarians Support Private Healthcare Clinics

Nearly Two-Thirds (62%) Of Calgarians Support Allowing Patients To Purchase Non-Emergency Surgeries From Private Clinics

Yet, Calgarians Divided Over Whether They Personally Would Purchase Insurance To Cover These Services (48% Yes, 50% No)

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Calgary, AB – As the debate over private healthcare continues, a new Ipsos Reid/Calgary Herald poll finds that most Calgarians (62%) support the Alberta government allowing patients to purchase non-emergency surgeries from private clinics. In contrast, only 36% are opposed to this idea. Yet despite Calgarians’ high level of...

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Jamie Duncan
Vice President, Canada
Ipsos Public Affairs