Blog
Rick Turner | An ongoing B.C. Supreme Court case could open up the province to a two-tier health system. That shouldn't happen.
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Vanessa Brcic | The Cambie trial to be heard in B.C. Supreme Court is an opportunity to turn our attention to the blinding ethical discord that lies beneath the growing for-profit health-care industry in Canada.
News
Red medicare umbrellas in Victoria, January 16, 2012.
Colleen Fuller | We are facing a new landscape in health care, one that has been shaped, in part, by years of governmental failure to enforce laws to uphold not only the public interest, but also the public will.
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Adrienne Silnicki | The Wildrose claim that offering private health care creates more options, reduces wait times and protects and strengthens public health care. Each one of these points is false.
Podcast
Needs No Introduction
Kim Elliott, Leif Larsen | In this edition of Needs No Introduction, Mike Luff, Diana Gibson and Maude Barlow share their thoughts and observations on the current state of health care in Canada and where we might be going.
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Art: Elisabeth Belliveau/www.elisabethbelliveau.com
Stefan Christoff | National discussion in Canada on the Conservative government's new healthcare financial ultimatum, a take-it-or-leave-it-style proposal, largely revolves around myths.
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Dr. Danielle Martin, Canadian Doctors for Medicare | At the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association an independent advisory panel suggested the government look at more funding options for health care -- like user fees and private funding.
Podcast
Jennifer Efting, Melanie Spence | Just how public is our public health-care system? We look at the trend of increasing health-care privatization in Canada and B.C., and the health impacts on patients and health-care workers.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | A whistle-blower on the Democracy Now! news hour revealed that after the release of "Sicko", health insurance executives thought that they may have to implement a plan "to push Moore off a cliff."
Columnists
Ralph Surette | Health Minister Maureen MacDonald says things are moving forward and she declares herself optimistic.
Columnists
Jerry West | The U.S. Congress finally passed a health-care bill. As health-care programs go, it holds no candle to the Canadian system or some of the other public systems, but it's a step forward.