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The-never-ending-saga-of-medical-user-fees-in-Quebec The never-ending saga of medical user fees in Quebec
By Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

On January 26, the Quebec regulation abolishing medical user fees came into effect, bringing the province in line with federal legislation outlined in the Canada Health Act (CHA).

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms
By Tara Kiran

Our study shows you get better care if you have a doctor who formally enrols patients, pools resources with colleagues to provide after hours care and takes responsibility for preventing and managing chronic disease.

It’s time to move health research out of the academy and into the community It’s time to move health research out of the academy and into the community
By Adalsteinn Brown and Stephen Bornstein

Canada has a mismatch between the world class quality of research we produce on health every year and how that research is implemented into our healthcare system.

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities
By Jon McGavock

Most non-indigenous people struggle with the concept that culture has healing potential, but several lines of scientific evidence support it.

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities
By Jon McGavock

It’s time to bring indigenous leaders and experts into our policy solutions, and put them at the helm. Perhaps, then we can reduce the inequities that indigenous youth in this country live with every day.

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities
By Jon McGavock

Looking to the future, there is one obvious place governments and their policy makers can start if they want to improve health and reduce inequities among Canada’s indigenous peoples. It’s time to act on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission call to action — and acknowledge the expertise of indigenous elders and leaders in developing relevant solutions.

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities
By Jon McGavock

Policy makers are finally starting to pay attention to the connection between culture and health — and how that may offer steps forward for addressing health crises among Canada’s indigenous peoples.

mcgavockposter1 Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities
By Jon McGavock

In the wake of the crises in Attawapiskat, it’s time to examine the science that supports more culturally grounded approaches to improving health among Canada’s indigenous peoples.

How can we change the health workforce to serve our aging population 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

bourgeaultposter2nov7-16 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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