If there was ever a living, breathing argument for keeping the profit motive out of health care, Martin Shkreli is it.
Canadian health care
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.
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."
Of all the outrageous things U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said this summer, trust the Fraser Institute to single out his only accurate observation.
A new poll reveals that nearly two out of three Canadians believe that our current health-care system is falling behind.
Health-care advocates across the country welcomed a statement from premiers calling on the federal government to restore the Canada Health Transfer to 25 per cent of total health-care spending.
Do the Harper government's drug policies link a national pharmacare plan with harm reduction and safe-injection sites?
It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
We need public solutions and federal leadership.
Is New Brunswick stuck in the 1980s when it come to reproductive rights? According to protestors outside the legislature on Dec. 3, yes.