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With the current opioid crisis, greater emphasis than ever on mental health issues, and our country’s aging population, saying there are currently no shortage of health issues to focus on is an understatement. Health is one of the most singularly important aspects of one’s life and impacts every Canadian from coast to coast to coast. This is why ensuring that the services available in one’s community are held to the highest standards possible, is something all Canadians can

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Collaboration in health care is essential in bringing important opportunities for people powered health

Whether you are going to the emergency room in Whitehorse or Toronto, or have to be rushed to the hospital by ambulance in Montreal or St. John’s, Canadians should expect the same set of health standards across the country no matter where they live.

Patients are a powerful resource in having the lived experience of being on the receiving end of health, and they deserve to be at the table alongside other experts in working towards the common goal of improving quality health services for all, write Leslee Thompson. File photograph
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