Tag Archives: Canadian medicare

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.

NAFTA re-negotiations may threaten Canada’s steps toward universal pharmacare NAFTA re-negotiations may threaten Canada’s steps toward universal pharmacare
By Ruth Lopert and Steve Morgan
Free medicines for rich kids is actually a fair and efficient policy Free medicines for rich kids is actually a fair and efficient policy
By Marc-André Gagnon
Pharmacare for kids Pharmacare for kids
By Avram Denburg and Wendy Ungar
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
The-never-ending-saga-of-medical-user-fees-in-Quebec The never-ending saga of medical user fees in Quebec
By Amélie Quesnel-Vallée
There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky
By Danielle Martin
How can we change the health workforce to serve our aging population?
By Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

The architecture of our health system was created in the 1960s but we’ve had a demographic shift that’s been reversed since. Our health system needs to reflect our changing population and their needs

How can we change the health workforce to serve our aging population?
By Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

You can’t wave a magic wand and have everything in the health system suddenly delivered by homecare without there being explicit consideration of how to deploy this homecare workforce


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