Table 1

Distribution of federal–provincial roles and authority

FunctionsFederalProvincial
Health planningInternational agreements and targetsPolicies, strategies, plans, legislations
FinancingCo-financing preventive vertical programmes (interim arrangement)
Insurance regulation
Financing curative+preventive
Financing arrangements
Human resourceLicensing HR productionHR planning, deployment, management
Service deliveryOversight on international agreementsServices menu, programming, implementation
Drug supplyLicensing, registration pricingMarket surveillance, supply systems
Health information systemResearch
Surveillance
Monitoring & Evaluation
Surveillance
GovernanceStandard settingStrategic purchasing, regulation, accountability
  • Source: Federal Legislative List Parts I and II.