Blog
Ed Finn | Our entire medicare apparatus is fixated on the treatment and (if possible) cure of illness rather than its prevention. It's a system that assumes we'll get sick, and even depends on our getting sick.
Podcast
Mitch Abrams on Patient Centred Care, Meditation and Our Broken Health System.
Face2Face | Mitch and I talk today about patient-centred care, meditation, why the "system" is broken, dehumanization, music and the arts and how it’s all connected to our understanding of mind/body health.
Columnists
Julie Devaney | Patients don't want sympathy, we want solidarity. We don't want "reasonable" solutions that disregard the destruction of social services over decades.
Columnists
Julie Devaney | The job of Ontario's first Patient Ombudsman will be to hear patient complaints and make recommendations to facilities and the ministry to improve care. Is that enough to help a strained system?
Blog
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Pete Hudson | The debate around the private financing of Canada's health-care system has recently been revived as one of a series of video shorts on human rights in Winnipeg's Canadian Museum of Human Rights.
Blog
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Robert Chernomas, Ian Hudson | The Harper government strategy is to ignore violations of the Canada Health Act while underfunding medicare. Where then will the Canadian public be able to receive needed medical care?
Blog
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Colleen Fuller | Of all the outrageous things U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said this summer, trust the Fraser Institute to single out his only accurate observation.
Blog
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Vanessa Brcic | Current public dialogue is full of questions about what kind of innovation or "revamping" the health system needs. Dr. Vanessa Brcic applies principles of evidence-based practice to the debate.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | 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.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | Canadians need public solutions to health-care wait times, not expensive contracts with for-profit private clinics.
Blog
Brent Patterson | While universal pharmacare makes sense, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) does not.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | In addition to sabotaging our democracy, Harper has been restructuring our country in a fundamental way -- something that will be hard to reverse and, incidentally, very pleasing to Canada's elite.