Tag Archives: Canadian healthcare system

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

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

What is going on with (North) American health care? What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care?
By Danielle Martin and Sandro Galea
Four reasons Canada needs universal pharmacare and what Canadians can do to make it happen now Four reasons Canada needs universal pharmacare and what Canadians can do to make it happen now
By Steve Morgan
Private dental care fails millions in Ontario Private dental care fails millions in Ontario
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart
Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Marcus Hollander

Despite all the hype, the aging population adds a little less than one percent to the cost of healthcare per year.

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Marcus Hollander

The major increase in costs for our healthcare system comes from wage increases, the use of new and more expensive technologies and other factors, but not as a result of an aging population.

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Neena Chappell

Our health system is designed for a younger population and to treat acute illnesses. Yes we have an aging population that suffers primarily from chronic conditions best treated under a home care model.

Do we really need an expanded CPP? Do we really need an expanded CPP?
By Dr. Robert Brown

Fewer workers today than a half-century ago have workplace pensions…and, clearly, Canadians are not filling the void with increased personal savings. Instead, they take on ever-increasing levels of debt.

Do we really need an expanded CPP? Do we really need an expanded CPP?
By Dr. Robert Brown

According to the evidence, a significant proportion of future Canadian retirees are going to suffer measurable deterioration in their standards of living.

Do we really need an expanded CPP? Do we really need an expanded CPP?
By Dr. Robert Brown

The best available Canadian data all have the same bottom line: without pension reform, many Canadians will experience a significant decline in standard of living at retirement.


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