Golfdale Consulting conducted a study in March of 2023, examining current Canadian attitudes toward seeking medical treatment abroad. In total, 500 adult Canadians who had a previous serious medical condition were surveyed on their likelihood to consider treatment outside of Canada, their reasons and/or reluctance to consider doing so. This infogram provides key highlights from the survey.
Public trust and confidence in data and privacy rights is not just good for consumers but it is also good for businesses. Governments that adopt a “privacy is a human right” lens to their privacy reforms will not only empower their citizens but will also propel their businesses to be more competitive in the digital age. Doing so in a coordinated manner across jurisdictions will help with speedy uptake of new requirements and compliance, while avoiding consumer confusion.