A by-the-numbers look at health-care funding and spending in Canada

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OTTAWA - Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is digging in for a fight with her provincial and territorial counterparts over how much Ottawa should shell out for health-care funding over the coming years.

A primary sticking point is the federal government's stated intention to proceed with cutting annual increases in health transfers to the provinces in half to three per cent. Here are some numbers that provide a look at public-sector health spending and funding in Canada:

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