No way to pick a fight


Staff member
We got lost in the numbers. You might also, so skip the next paragraph if big numbers bother you. Basically, it just adds up all the money our province spends on health care each year. It’s a lot!

According to a CBC News report, doctors sucked up almost one-quarter of Alberta’s health care budget in 2018-19. It was 23 per cent. Amounting to $5 billion.

In turn, the entire health care operating budget is $20.6 billion: or 42 per cent, almost half, of all the money the Alberta government spends in a year.

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