We should be investing in the full range of primary health-care services to increase access for all Canadians.
Canada's federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured recently at the National Press Theatre in Ottawaa. Nurse practitioners represent an innovative opportunity for Canada to address our growing health care needs, especially within underserved populations, communities and settings. It’s time for governments and employers to get on-board and remove the remaining obstacles for utilizing nurse practitioners, write Linda Silas and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
It was recently national Nurse Practitioner Week, but you would be forgiven if you’ve never heard of nurse practitioners. Most Canadians haven’t—and most don’t know their value to our health-care system.
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The Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis This e-book summarizes the work on the opioid crisis that is going on at the federal level: what the House of Commons and the Senate have been listening to and acting on to help stop and mitigate this tragedy.
Going Green: A comprehensive review of Canada’s journey to legal cannabis Key players, committee meetings, debates, highlights from Question Period, press releases on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act, as well as stories on the topic.
David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.