At the forefront of the protests against the various draconian Affordable Care Act repeal bills before the U.S. Senate are people in wheelchairs.
The symbols that would have the right to hang out proudly with other national symbols are all in decline. "O Canada" and the Maple Leaf are down, the Mounties and beaver, way down.
Volunteers from the Migrant Worker Summer festival speak to the need for mobile clinics and culturally sensitive care for seasonal workers.
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Dr. Danielle Martin talks about her book "Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All" at Progress Summit 2017.
Trumpcare's defeat shows how American attitudes toward healthcare have shifted over the last six years.
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When it comes to its own core constituencies, Alberta's NDP government continues to be too cautious – undoubtedly a hangover from the rough ride it got over Bill 6.
Sanctuary Health formed in response to Harper government cuts to refugee health care. They have continued to advocate for undocumented workers and are calling for Vancouver to become a sanctuary city.
Low welfare rates, minimal childcare support and skyrocketing rents mean B.C. has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada. The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition is organizing a week of action.
A national pharmacare program would save the health-care system billions and improve the health of the one in 10 Canadians who can't afford the medication they are prescribed.
Physician Doug Gruner says that a welcoming approach toward refugees is a key to their successful integration into Canadian life, and access to health care is vital to the process.