VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 13, 2017) - On Tuesday, Mar. 14, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the costs of Canada's health-care system.

The Sustainability of Health Care Spending in Canada spotlights how much governments across Canada spend on health care, how much spending has increased over time and how it is projected to grow in the future.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Mar. 14 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

Contact Information:

Bacchus Barua, Senior Economist, Health Policy Studies
Fraser Institute

To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:

Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589