Commentaries, Health is More than Healthcare

Our expert advisors have written opinion pieces on important health policy topics, published in leading media outlets across the country. We are making these articles available to everyone, free of charge, with a Creative Commons license, so that you may use them in your publication or on your website. See also our Commentaries in French.

Evidence is important to us, and we are committed to getting the evidence right — even when it can be interpreted in a number of ways. If you feel we have not represented the evidence accurately or fairly in these opinion pieces, please let us know. Browse our Commentaries by category, below, or view them all here.

Time to bring epilepsy awareness out of the dark ages Time to bring epilepsy awareness out of the dark ages
By Shannon Sampert
Justice system re-victimizes indigenous women Justice system re-victimizes indigenous women
By Shannon Sampert
Teenagers at risk from junk food advertisements Teenagers at risk from junk food advertisements
By Tom Warshawski and Mary Lewis
Trans rights are women’s rights Trans rights are women’s rights
By Kimberley Ens Manning and Julie Temple Newhook
It’s time to talk about a “BIG” idea It’s time to talk about a “BIG” idea
By Rosana Salvaterra
Laws can reduce bullying Laws can reduce bullying
By Kimberley Ens Manning and Elizabeth J. Meyer
We are neglecting our responsibility to kids in care We are neglecting our responsibility to kids in care
By Dylan Cohen
Epilepsy shouldn't be a death sentence Epilepsy shouldn’t be a death sentence
By Shannon Sampert
In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance
By Monique Potvin Kent
Navigating the health and social system a challenging part of caregiving Navigating the health and social system a challenging part of caregiving
By Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and Miles Taylor

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