Medicare advocates are calling on the provincial government to take swift action against the clinic to ensure that the principles of equity and accessibility are preserved.
Its clear there is very little support for this privatization except from the bidders who want the profits from operating a private monopoly distributing beer, wine and spirits in our province.
Ryan Meili is a family doctor in the West Side Community Clinic in Saskatoon. He recently published his first book 'A Healthy Society: how a focus on health can revive Canadian democracy.'
B.C.'s newly elected government introduced P3s in 2002 with the creation of Partnerships BC. It was largely based on the British Private Finance Initiative (PFI) model which has run into problems.
This past Friday afternoon it was announced that real estate tycoon Bob Rennie and former public servant Judy Rogers would be appointed as Commissioners of BC Housing.
People's Health Radio
People's Health Radio looks again at the health and social impacts of prisons and the mass incarceration agenda in Canada.
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.
David J. Climenhaga
Riding high in the polls, the Wildrose Party has two serious problems that could pop its balloon: terrible candidates and out-of-date policies.
Mar 24, 2012
East Common Room, Hart House - University of Toronto St.George Campus
7 King’s College Circle, Toronto.Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 42.696" N, 79° 23' 38.9508" W
A conference on the future of Medicare in Ontario. Saturday March 24th from 1-4pm there will be a panel of health care professionals speaking on the costs of cutting health care spending.
The Council of Canadians is in Marseille, France, at the sixth World Water Forum to counter the push for water privatization being put forward by some governments and multinational water corporations.