Is Manitoba next for #MeToo revelation?

Is Manitoba next for #MeToo revelation?

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 […]

Early interventions require a new means of social investment

Early interventions require a new means of social investment

Investing in social programs improves social conditions and, as a consequence, improves people’s lives. That’s fairly obvious. What hasn’t always been as obvious, however, is that such social spending doesn’t tend to come at the cost of economic growth.

Dear Health Minister — please reinstate funding for Cochrane Canada

Dear Health Minister — please reinstate funding for Cochrane Canada

Imagine you’re our new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Despite a grueling election campaign, you’re flush with energy and idealism in a country where “better is always possible.”

Putting healthcare on the federal election agenda

Putting healthcare on the federal election agenda

While the principles in healthcare of Universality, comprehensiveness, accessibility, portability and public administration continue to resonate with Canadians, we must maintain a constant vigilance of Medicare’s performance.

Putting healthcare on the federal election agenda

Putting healthcare on the federal election agenda

For a healthcare system to continue to serve Canadians into the future, continued vigilance and progressive change with cost constraint must be attractive to policy and decision makers. Now it’s time we heard what our political parties plan to do for Medicare.

Canada has mixed wait time results in healthcare

Canada has mixed wait time results in healthcare

In addition to timely health care, we must also establish a clear rationale for treatment in the first place. When, why and how interventions need to be undertaken should be re-examined across the country.