But if Canadians are looking to the United States for the care they need, Americans, ironically, are increasingly looking north for a viable health-care model. Consequently, the Tribunal hearings restart on Monday, October 4, and will continue until the New Year. Retrieved 30 June Retrieved 9 December
A British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled that female to male sex change surgery performed in the United States should be covered by provincial health insurance Waters v. See also: Transgender rights in the United States.
Main article: Sex reassignment surgery. By country. Several participants interviewed in the Trans Health Project, a recent study into health care access for transsexual persons in Ontario reported that SRS was a priority in their lives, and the lack of funding was a barrier to accessing this important health procedure.
Transgender topics. Alan L. Retrieved 13 June
Several studies have shown the relation between minority stress and the heightened rate of depression and other mental illness among both transgender men and women. Anderson in Texas, a prominent cancer center, spends more on research than Canada does. Northwest Territories Provincial health insurance coverage information regarding SRS is not available.