Why private health insurance coverage in Canada needs a review

Canadians rely on private insurance to help pay health costs not covered by our public system but losing a job shouldn't mean losing coverage

Why private health insurance coverage in Canada needs a reviewBy John Have Canadian Institute of Actuaries and Robert L. Brown University of Waterloo A nine-year-old New Brunswick boy was recently denied private health coverage because of his weight (135 pounds at 5 foot 2 inches). The idea that a child could be denied coverage in Canada shocked many. But it’s entirely legal and may…