Tag Archives: Canada Health Act

Backgrounder A primer on the legal challenge between Dr. Brian Day and British Columbia Backgrounder: A primer on the legal challenge between Cambie Surgeries Corporation (led by Dr. Brian Day) and British Columbia — and how it may affect our healthcare system
By Karen Palmer

“Medicare,” provides public funding for all medically necessary hospital and physician services.

Backgrounder Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada Backgrounder: Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada
By Livio Di Matteo

The Canadian fiscal transfer system is relatively simple and designed to address fiscal imbalances arising from economic differences across provinces and territories that are related to per capita income and natural resource endowments.

The federal government denies the Disability Tax Credit to those who need it – and are eligible by law The federal government denies the Disability Tax Credit to those who need it – and are eligible by law
By John Adams
Putting patients first can save our health system Putting patients first can save our health system
By Kapil Khimdas and Danyaal Raza
Want an innovative economy? Fund research Want an innovative economy? Fund research
By Paul Armstrong and Carol Herbert
Food is not medicine Food is not medicine
By Dylan MacKay

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

One in four people in Canada care for a loved one, friend or neighbour.

Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children
By Terry Klassen and Leah Crockett
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
Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system
By Yona Lunsky and Robert Balogh

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