SecondStreet.org is responding to the Ontario government’s decision to partner with more private clinics to help reduce the surgical backlog.
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SecondStreet.org has released its annual Died on a Waiting List report for 2021-22.
Once again, a troubling trend continues: more people are dying while waiting for surgery or diagnostic scans.
We released new analysis that examines just how much
of Russia’s oil and natural gas exports Canada could displace.
Over the long term, we could replace about half of Russian energy.
SecondStreet.org has released data obtained from provincial governments that shows at least 2.9 million Canadians are on waitlists for surgery, diagnostics, or to see a medical specialist.
A new poll commissioned by think tank SecondStreet.org shows that Canadians continue to
show overwhelming support for health reform, including governments hiring private clinics to
reduce surgical backlogs, allowing more choices for patients, copying an EU policy and
increased accountability when it comes to patient deaths due to long waiting lists.
A new Leger poll conducted for SecondStreet.org shows 72% of Canadians think our country should export more oil and gas so the world can stop buying from Russia.
SecondStreet.org research shows that the decision by provincial governments to allow restaurants to sell alcohol with takeout and delivery orders resulted in few violations. This is an example that shows cutting red tape can be helpful, so we should do it more.
New Ontario Health data released by SecondStreet.org shows a spike in the number of patients that died while waiting for surgery, CT scans and MRI scans in 2021-22.
The dream of home ownership has grown out of reach for too many Canadians. Our new policy brief examines government policy changes could help reduce housing costs.
Think tank SecondStreet.org released a new report that examines a health care policy in Europe that could help address Canada’s waiting list crisis immediately.
As cities continue to declare “climate emergencies,” new research by SecondStreet.org shows Canadian cities have given out over 5,409 free parking passes to council members and staff.
SecondStreet.org examined 23 examples of how government policies often lead to higher emissions.