The number of vultures circling the most lucrative public service plum in the firmaments is truly scary. Equally frightening are the consequences for retirement if public health care is eliminated.
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Canadians need public solutions to health-care wait times, not expensive contracts with for-profit private clinics.
The Ontario government has a new plan for home care that promises increased funding and improvements. But are these enough in a system threatened by privatization, market-modelled care and austerity?
Health-care advocates are making it clear to MPs that health care will be a vote-deciding issue in the upcoming federal election.
There's an opportunity in October for older Canadians to tell politicians what they want and expect from future governments. Seniors are voting and they're going to make it count.
Medicare as we know it is being challenged in the British Columbia Supreme Court. Colleen Fuller outlines this most recent and serious attack on public health in Canada.
For Canadians across this country access to quality public health care is a priority. But the 2015 budget shows it's not for the federal government.
Do the Harper government's drug policies link a national pharmacare plan with harm reduction and safe-injection sites?
It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians about the need for federal leadership on public health care.