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universal pharmacare

A national pharmacare plan is “long overdue” in Canada, according to a 2019 report.
Starting January 1, 2018, Ontarians age 24 and under will be able to get prescribed medications for free.
The lack of a national drug coverage plan is “a glaring gap in Canada’s social architecture,” but fixing the problem could
Universal pharmacare does not mean an "open bar" for everybody; it means leveraging buying power and using market forces in order to contain drug costs, achieve sustainability and improve the health outcomes of the population.