Canadians likely had many important conversations with their loved ones over the holidays, but probably most didn’t talk about what should happen in the event they could no longer speak or make medical decisions for themselves.
We have built a sickness care system rather than a health system This convocation speech was delivered to graduating MDs at the University of Manitoba on the receipt of an honorary doctorate on May 14, 2015. André Picard is a health reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff […]
One in 200 Canadians is detained or incarcerated in jail or prison every year, yet their access to health care is a far cry from the services offered in Canadian communities. Dr. Ruth Martin and Dr. Fiona Kouyoumdjian explain how incarceration ー even for short time spans ー can be a time to improve an inmate’s health and reduce […]
The long overdue public, medical, legal and political debate on end-of-life care is now well underway in Canada. Medical journals and the general press are commenting regularly on the subject…