'A cohesive plan envisioned for how we're going to approach seniors care...in our country, isn't there,' says Dr. Granger Avery, president of the Canadian Medical Association.
Health Minister Jane Philpott recently helped to negotiate updated health accords with 12 provinces and territories, though the details have yet to be released. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Canadian physicians are calling on Ottawa to cough up more cash for provinces and territories with large populations of seniors to help ease the increased strain on health-care services.
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Groups say they're pleased to see Ottawa picking up the pace, while the Ontario Native Women’s Association says its exclusion 'makes zero sense' and means some women will fall through the cracks in the conversation.
'All Joe [Biden] had to do last night was show up,' says former prime minister Brian Mulroney. 'He showed up, and he did better than that, he performed quite well. Not in a superior fashion, but quite well.'
Manitoba Senator Patricia Bovey is pushing to see more diversity represented in the art hanging throughout the building the Upper Chamber calls home, calling the new display the ‘first iteration’ of those efforts.
The efforts of the Ottawa Group were part of just a select few foreign policy priorities mentioned during the Throne Speech, ahead of a 'disappointing' move by the U.S. to appeal a WTO softwood lumber ruling.
New PBO figures do not capture the possibility of any new government programs, and work off the assumption that there will be a 'gradual' relaxing of public health restrictions within the next 12 to 18 months.