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May 19, 2015 |
The Ontario government's plan to reform home care is short on details. The broad steps outlined in it contain potential for a strong and progressive vision to emerge, but there are also perils.
Province House, NS
| May 5, 2015
May 1, 2015 |
Medicare as we know it is being challenged in the British Columbia Supreme Court. Colleen Fuller outlines this most recent and serious attack on public health in Canada.

Solving Vancouver's homelessness problem through public health care

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Behind Vancouver's breathtaking postcard views live almost 2,000 homeless people.

Although rarely mentioned when describing Vancouver's stunning green spaces, sandy beaches and snow-dusted mountains that peek between downtown's glass towers, they are no less part of the city landscape.

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| April 22, 2015
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| April 19, 2015
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| April 14, 2015

Four reasons Quebec is on the streets fighting austerity

Night demonstrations -- a fixture in the 2012 Quebec student movement -- were held on Tuesday in Montreal and Quebec City, and again on Friday in Montreal, with thousands filling the streets as well as hundreds of armoured police.

The mobilization against austerity measures was met by strong police reaction. On Thursday of the same week, the Quebec Liberal government tabled a budget "balanced" by large cuts to education, health care and other social services spending.

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