Now that Access Commissioner Suzanne Legault has come out with fairly complex and technical proposals, Treasury Board President Tony Clement in an election year may be in no hurry to touch her belated proposals.
The policy will be in place for decades and will be difficult to change once businesses and households have adjusted to it.
As competent as Jeffrey Davidson may be, the government has not given him the tools necessary to be an effective regulator of the extractive sector. The proper role of the CSR counsellor deserves further study by government and industry.
National pharmacare is about improving patient access, care and outcomes, as well as affordability.
Take heart, enraged Canadians: the Senate will now indeed be killed off, and justly so. And it will be killed off not by us, but by the Senators themselves.
It’s long past time we demanded our MPs take action and fix this rotted system.
Three weeks ago, the Conservative government announced it opposes Bill C-356, a bill for a national dementia strategy introduced by NDP MP Claude Gravelle.
While we are rightly focused on the one per cent in income distribution, we should also pay much more attention to the 52 per cent of young Canadians whose future life prospects are in doubt.
It is fundamentally important we take action to prepare the structure of our livestock industries and the regulation of emerging antibiotic alternatives, says Avivagen president.
With Lancaster Sound, Canada has an opportunity to protect a homeland. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to this region, and to the people and nature who have thrived there in harmony for thousands of years.
'We need a national pharmacare plan, an active and truly independent Health Council of Canada, comprehensive programs for health and wellness, and a determined enforcement of the Canada Health Act,' says former Saskatchewan premier Roy Romanow.
Changes to the TFW program put on the table have been driven by a need to hastily resolve a political crisis rather than a willingness to make effective and lasting reforms.
For an industry that was admittedly once an environmental offender, the past few decades have been a remarkable journey.
It matters what attitudes Canada mobilizes when approaching other nations.
To successfully manage climate change, we propose to follow the polluters-pay principle and put a national price on carbon as a key enabling policy.
Governments, health-care providers and organizations, and even our communities, need to make changes that keep the really important end goal in mind—the health of Canadians. There is a better way.
The Harper government’s commitment to infrastructure represents $75-billion over the next decade. No other federal government has made these levels of investment.