Tag Archives: Affordable health care

What should we be paying for in our publicly funded health system? What should we be paying for in our publicly funded health system?
By Raisa Deber
When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past
By Gregory Marchildon and Raisa Deber

How much should the federal government pay towards health care costs? Hardly a week goes by without this thorny issue being disputed between federal and provincial governments.

What medicines do we really need in Canada? What medicines do we really need in Canada?
By Nav Persaud

Surveys and polls often show Canadians are proud of our universal health system, which provides publicly funded care for doctor and hospital services. Canadians don’t have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get care for themselves or their families when they need it.

Moving-forward-on-health-care-reform Moving forward on health care reform
By Allan Maslove
Albertans must get inventive in healthcare as price of oil slides further
By Martin Ferguson-Pell

As world oil prices and the Canadian dollar slide perilously, Albertans must become more inventive and rigorous in managing our costs — and our expectations — especially in high-cost areas like infrastructure, education and health care.

Why a new Health Accord needs to include better planning for health human resources Why a new Health Accord needs to include better planning for health human resources
By Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

There is growing talk of a new Health Accord between the federal government and the provinces and territories. This is such good news — great news, in fact.