Columnists
Janice M. Bernier, Retiree Matters | When medicare was introduced in Saskatchewan in July of 1962, I was six years old and about to start Grade 1. Growing up in Saskatchewan during the health-care debates helped shape who I am today.
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Adrienne Silnicki | One in 10 Canadians are not able to adhere to their prescriptions due to the cost of prescription drugs, found Michael Law et al. in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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BCHC youth bring the message that medicare has got you covered to the Council of the Federation. Photo: Council of Canadians
Adrienne Silnicki | In the early morning hours of January 16, as the sun rose on a fresh snow-covered ground, I, along with Canada's premiers, watched as 15 bright umbrellas came bobbing around the Victoria harbour.
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Iglika Ivanova | Yesterday the CCPA released a new report that looks at the thorny issue of health-care reform in B.C. (and Canada) and identifies some practical, evidence-based strategies that have been successful.
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives | As Canada's premiers meet in Victoria to discuss health-system reform, a new study raises serious concerns about a new funding model that pays hospitals based on the number of surgeries they perform.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | House Republicans will hold a symbolic vote to overturn health care reform on Jan. 12.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The Virginia federal judge who ruled against a key component of health care reform on Monday has ties to a Republican consulting firm.
Columnists
Ralph Surette | At last. We have the best plan ever on health care with the recent report by Dr. John Ross. And the government has accepted all his recommendations. But what now?
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Catherine A. Traywick | A bill that would create a path to legalization for undocumented youth passed the House of Representatives Wednesday, and is now headed to the Senate...
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Dr. Kenneth Katz recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Health Hazards of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
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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."
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Lindsey Beyerstein | Republicans don't have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to use their newly-won control of the House to fight it every step of the way.