AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez Far too many products on store shelves are giving us lots of calories but little nutrition A version of this commentary appeared in the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator and Vancouver Province In the 1960s, the biggest supermarkets only carried 10,000 items or fewer. Big supermarkets today offer almost 40,000 products. To be sure, among […]
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Canada’s Food Guide revamp is good for people and the planet A version of this commentary appeared in the CBC News, Waterloo Region Record and the Huffington Post What is a healthy diet? New Year’s diet conversations still abound around water coolers Canada-wide as people debate the various merits and shortcomings […]
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods A version of this commentary appeared in the Hill Times, Winnipeg Free Press and the Huffington Post The use of management consultants to design reforms for Canada’s health systems has become increasingly popular by both provincial and federal governments over the past several decades – but it’s not always been good value […]
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette A version of this commentary appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, the Huffington Post and the Canadian Healthcare Network Technology has revolutionized how we live, play and work. We don’t think twice about using an app to make a restaurant reservation, tracking a parcel’s expected delivery date on-line or chatting with an on-line agent to […]
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld Scope of sexual-harassment spreads Originally published in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 1, 2018 It’s starting to be counted down in minutes, rather than hours or days. How many minutes since the last revelation of a powerful man being accused of sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual impropriety? The disclosures are […]
I began medical school optimistic about what becoming a physician meant I could do for my future patients. Naively, I presumed my career would involve treating patients’ illnesses so they could return to lead full and fulfilling lives.