Your access to medications should not depend on your job

Your access to medications should not depend on your job

The MPs mulling options for publicly funding medications this week will likely take their sweet time. There is no rush for them because they already have the type of publicly funded access to medications that is being contemplated for other Canadians. While approximately three million Canadians do not take medications as directed because of the […]

Why is Health Canada aiding private blood firms?

Why is Health Canada aiding private blood firms?

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

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

“Medicare,” provides public funding for all medically necessary hospital and physician services.

Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada

Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada

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.

The federal government denies the Disability Tax Credit to those who need it – and are eligible by law

The federal government denies the Disability Tax Credit to those who need it – and are eligible by law

Putting patients first can save our health system

Putting patients first can save our health system

Want an innovative economy? Fund research

Want an innovative economy?  Fund research

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

One in four people in Canada care for a loved one, friend or neighbour.

Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children

Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children
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