Canada Healthcare and Travel Policies

Canada’s national health insurance program is designed to ensure that all residents have access to medically necessary hospital and physician services, on a prepaid basis. Instead of having a single national plan, we have a national program that is composed of 13 interlocking provincial and territorial health insurance plans, all of which share certain common features and basic standards of coverage.

Provincial Healthcare Plans and Travel Policies

Roles and responsibilities for Canada’s health care system are shared between the federal and provincial-territorial governments. Provincial and territorial governments are responsible for the management, organization and delivery of health services for their residents. Learn more about each province’s healthcare eligibility, travel rules and regulations by clicking on the tabs below for each province…