public health

Podcast
Nov 9, 2011

Canada Food Guide in need of an overhaul

Redeye
The United States recently brought out a new guide for its citizens called the Food Plate. Bill Jeffery says it's more intuitive and healthier than what we have in Canada.
Blog
May 17, 2011

The ongoing evil of asbestos exports

Murray Dobbin
To help cover their tracks in the international trade of asbestos, the federal government has deliberately suppressed efforts to get at the facts of asbestos contamination in Canada.
News
May 13, 2011
Insite in Vancouver. Photo: Stephen Dyrgas/Flickr

The verdict is in: Insite saves lives

Peter Wrinch
Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite -- the most thoroughly studied health-care site in Canada's history; all studies point to it saving lives. Yet the feds continue to fight it in court.

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