Canadian hospitals operate under fixed budgets dictated by the government. When this tax revenue is depleted before the end of the year, as often happens, new patients are put on a waiting list. This problem isn't getting any better.
Governments are seeking to mandate vaccine usage in a variety of ways, even while vaccine producers are shielded from full legal accountability should their treatments cause harm. That should raise some red flags.
Even during their most bloody and repressive years, progressives praised Mao's China, Cuba, and the USSR, because they offered "free" healthcare. Progressives are simply uninterested in any argument in favor of private healthcare.
Canada's "private" long-term care homes are anything but private. But the fact a small sliver of the marketplace is allowed to charge fees for services means activists want even more socialized medicine.