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Responders pulling a raft along a flooded street in Montreal, Quebec, 2017. Image: Flickr/Exile on Ontario St​
David Suzuki | Despite recent investments, Canada lags behind other G7 nations in flood preparation and climate change adaptation. It's time we recognize green infrastructure as central to flood-prevention efforts.
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Downtown Calgary after 2013 flood
Nora Loreto | Insurance agencies are increasingly profiting from extreme weather events, while government are left to pick up the tab. How much longer can this last?
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Ella Bedard | Advocates across the country report that the experience rating system rewards employers for hiding workplace injuries.
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Redeye Collective | The Canadian Health Coalition commissioned a poll to find out how Canadians feel about the role of private insurance companies in our health care system. They got some interesting results.
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Karl Nerenberg | The government hones its brush-off skills as the Opposition faces the prospect of a shortened parlimentary session.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | How will the next generation of seniors pay for health care if Republicans privatize Medicare? The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) suggests some options in a darkly funny ad.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Robert Parry in In These Times examines how Paul Ryan's budget test would turn health care for the elderly into one big free-market death panel.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled a draft budget resolution for 2012. Ryan's program would privatize Medicare and gut Medicaid.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The Republicans are poised to unveil a model budget on Tuesday that would effectively end Medicare by privatizing it, Steve Benen reports in the Washington Monthly.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The South Dakota House of Representatives will soon vote on a bill that would expand the definition of justifiable homicide to include killing to protect the life of a fetus.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Health advocate Eesha Pandit and blogger Sady Doyle join GRITtv host Laura Flanders for a discussion of the House GOP's draconian abortion bill, H.R.3.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimating private abortion coverage and crippling public funding for abortion.