Tag Archives: Wait time

High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis
By Yona Lunsky and Jonathan A. Weiss
High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis Le recours fréquent aux services d’urgence signale l’existence d’une crise touchant un grand nombre d’adultes et d’adolescents autistes
Par Yona Lunsky et Jonathan A. Weiss
Is it fair to make a public appeal for a live organ donor Is it fair to make a public appeal for a live organ donor?
By Jennifer Chandler

The public response to the appeal on behalf of Eugene Melnyk, owner of the Ottawa Senators hockey team, for a liver donor has been a heart-warming demonstration of the generosity of our community. Fortunately, a donor was found and the transplant was performed in time to save his life.

Report card on wait times in Canada omits important developments Report card on wait times in Canada omits important developments
By Don Dick and Linda Woodhouse

Canadians might have been inclined to take a sedative for an anxiety attack after reading about the Wait Time Alliance’s (WTA) 2014 report card on waits for medical care in Canada. The WTA gives Canada a failing grade on the structural changes it says are needed to have the timely access to care seen in other countries.