Imagine if Canada’s health-care system budgeted $55 per day for multi-disciplinary care for each and every qualifying patient.
As the Health Accord negotiations approach, Canadians and parliamentarians have rare opportunity envision the kind of public health care system we want, and to work to achieve it. It's time to heed Tommy Douglas' advice and act on it, writes NDP MP Don Davies.
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As Canadians, we rightly take pride in our single-payer medicare model, which provides universal medical and hospital coverage to all residents based on need only, and not ability to pay.
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'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.
The U.S. 'is not a safe country for refugees,’ says a woman who Canada turned away because she entered the U.S. first. Her case helped convince a Federal Court judge the SCTA should end, a ruling the feds are appealing.
Given 'all the different hints' of an early election call, Burlington Conservative riding association head Ross Noble says his team is looking to expand its fundraising efforts, with different formats and larger groups.