A new approach to health-care governance and an increased focus on the social determinants of health are two crucial and key lessons, experts say, to learn from this pandemic and to prepare for the next one.
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured Sept. 29, 2020, on the Hill, are responsible for two files that are crucial to the government pandemic response and building the capacity to fight the next one, experts say. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In the fall of 1918, thousands of Canadians were dying on the battlefields of Europe in the First World War. Once the war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, however, the dying continued on the home front.
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CSC says the external reviewers act as a ‘key safeguard’ to the new ‘structured intervention unit' approach, but the researchers say it's precisely that ‘legitimacy’ the oversight lends that makes its failure a problem.
Pressure is mounting on the Canadian government to back the waiver as it has received support from the U.S. and more than 30 Liberal MPs are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to champion the initiative.
The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.