Health Care in Canada

Health Care in Canada

Health Care

Some provinces will immediately provide returning Canadians with a Provincial Health Card, while others have a waiting period. If you are returning to Canada because of a serious health issue, you may want to return to a province with immediate coverage. At the time of this writing, those that had a 3 month waiting period were Ontario. Quebec, BC and New Brunswick.

Health cards (also called Care Cards), are a provincial responsibility. For information on how to apply for a health card, click on your province or territory of residence below:

 

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