Economics

Pharmacare for kids

Pharmacare for kids

What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care?

What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care?

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

Private dental care fails millions in Ontario

Private dental care fails millions in Ontario

Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

As Canadians, we are proud of our universal healthcare system, which provides publicly-funded essential doctor and hospital care based on need and not ability to pay. Unfortunately, our health system falls short when it comes to prescription medication.

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

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

How much should the federal government pay towards health care costs? Hardly a week goes by without this thorny issue being disputed between federal and provincial governments.

What medicines do we really need in Canada?

What medicines do we really need in Canada?

Surveys and polls often show Canadians are proud of our universal health system, which provides publicly funded care for doctor and hospital services. Canadians don’t have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get care for themselves or their families when they need it.

Why workers over 65 years of age should be entitled to employer health plans too

Why workers over 65 years of age should be entitled to employer health plans too

Imagine having your private health insurance — dental, vision, prescription drug, life, travel and disability coverage — suddenly terminated by your employer at age 65 while you’re still working for them, and just when you may really need it.

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

Primary care is considered the front door to our health care system. Whether you’re going for a general check-up or have just been diagnosed with cancer, your family doctor makes sure you get the tests, treatment and care you need.