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Zaid Noorsumar | Spokesperson says that while non-profits and municipal homes invest money back into homes and better employee pay, private homes use surplus funds for profits.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | It's amazing what we gradually accept as normal -- even admirable -- in how we treat each other in Canada. As Bruce Cockburn's song suggests, the trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Jen Kuhl and Edith Machattie talk about the work of the B.C. Health Coalition and about a grave legal threat to public health care.
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Molly McCracken | The recently elected Progressive Conservative (PC) party in Manitoba ran on a call for change. While there are many policy areas to monitor, here are four to watch as they begin their mandate.
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Pete Hudson | Manitoba's home care program is publicly funded and publicly delivered. The elephant in the room in the upcoming election will be privatization.
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Pete Hudson | The debate around the private financing of Canada's health-care system has recently been revived as one of a series of video shorts on human rights in Winnipeg's Canadian Museum of Human Rights.
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Vanessa Brcic | Current public dialogue is full of questions about what kind of innovation or "revamping" the health system needs. Dr. Vanessa Brcic applies principles of evidence-based practice to the debate.
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Brent Patterson | Canadians need public solutions to health-care wait times, not expensive contracts with for-profit private clinics.
Columnists
Julie Devaney | People concerned with the state of health care in Ontario are asking: how did we get into this situation? And how do we stop the off-loading of hospital services onto privately run clinics?
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Adrienne Silnicki | The Fraser Institute claims to examine the Swedish health-care system and in the end concludes that Canada should scrap the Canada Health Act and privatize, privatize, privatize.
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Adrienne Silnicki | Now is the time for Canadians to speak out against two-tiered health care. We must act now to strengthen public health care and stop the Americanization of our systems.