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In cahoots
Oct 28, 2013

Private clinics a threat

A proposal by the Ontario government to license private clinics to act as community health providers is a shift in public policy and a prelude to the transfer of public services to the private sector.
Oct 21, 2013
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Harper's foreign aid must include access to abortion

Gerald Caplan
Unsafe abortion is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. If maternal health and the protection of women and children were a priority for Stephen Harper, foreign aid would include abortion.
Oct 11, 2013
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Canada needs a national Lyme disease strategy

Elizabeth May
One tick bite can lead to potentially devastating illness. Lyme disease is hard to diagnose and most Canadians are unaware of the risks. We need a national strategy to improve treatment and outcomes.
Jun 19, 2013
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Health care cuts to refugees hurt everyone

Adrienne Silnicki
The Council of Canadians joined with hundreds of health-care professionals, lawyers, and refugee rights activists to protest the government's discriminatory cuts to health care for refugees.


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