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Evelyn Lazare | The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for Canada-wide approaches to the health of the population. Unfortunately, this national approach is only aspirational at this time.
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Trillium Health Partners vaccination clinic in Peel, University of Toronto Mississauga Campus. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Evelyn Lazare | Why are people in Canada still waiting for vaccines, when countries all over the world are far ahead of us in putting shots in arms?
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Karl Nerenberg | The purpose of the NDP's pharmacare bill was to advance a process to which the Trudeau government claims it is fully committed. And yet the governing Liberals voted against it.
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Medicare for All Rally in Los Angeles - Feb 2017. Photo: Molly Adams/flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Many Democrats are showing a renewed interest in a robust public sector solution to the U.S. health insurance system. And their solution would go a lot further than Obamacare.
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Linda McQuaig | Whenever Americans start tinkering with their deeply dysfunctional health-care system, we feel the reverberations up here, as right-wing commentators seek to denigrate our system of health care.
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Karl Nerenberg | Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of favouring a Canadian-style health system, which would be 'terrible,' 'horrible.' Or would it?
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Laura Brightwell | In part two of this two-part feature, Laura Brightwell examines the existing health-care provisions for trans Canadians and asks what needs to change.
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Alyse Kotyk | As communities across Canada research the feasibility of safe injection services, groups call on the federal government to change the exemption policy, repeal Bill C-2 and more.
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A. Splawinski | Help effect change in the Canadian health-care system by making it culturally competent and inclusive to Indigenous people.
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Michael Geist | The link between health care and the TPP's intellectual property chapter is easy to spot, but there are other chapters with implications for the issue.
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Melissa Newitt | Canada is the only country with public health care and no national drug plan. This means that 24 per cent of Canadians have no coverage for medications prescribed by their doctor.
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Brent Patterson | During the leaders' debate this past Thursday, Conservative leader Stephen Harper addressed cuts to refugee health coverage. Much has been rightly made of his use of the term "old-stock Canadians."