Canada needs public health leadership, now: Crane

The determinants of a healthy life lie largely outside of the health-care system and, to a great extent, in where and how we live. But enabling more Canadians to live healthier and longer lives would take pressure off the costs of the health-care system.

Say it ain’t so: The governing Conservatives, including Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, pictured, voted against a private member’s bill by NDP MP Libby Davies that would have lowered the sodium content in processed foods. Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

By David Crane

PUBLISHED : Saturday, June 22, 2013 11:41 PM

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