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Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu

Budget misses the mark on addressing health needs

A worker speaks to residents of a long-term care home in Ottawa in 2017. With one in six Canadians now seniors, a plan to address the rising demand on health-care services is urgently needed, says Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times file photograph
A worker speaks to residents of a long-term care home in Ottawa in 2017. With one in six Canadians now seniors, a plan to address the rising demand on health-care services is urgently needed, says Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 4, 2019
While shows like Breaking Bad may make methamphetamine production a subject for entertainment, the reality is that the lives destroyed by this drug, the families ravaged, and the communities where crime to support drug habits has skyrocketed has become an urgent and tragic issue that must be addressed by co-operation between governments, medical service providers and law enforcement, writes Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. Image courtesy of Breaking Bad
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 4, 2019
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 4, 2019
While shows like Breaking Bad may make methamphetamine production a subject for entertainment, the reality is that the lives destroyed by this drug, the families ravaged, and the communities where crime to support drug habits has skyrocketed has become an urgent and tragic issue that must be addressed by co-operation between governments, medical service providers and law enforcement, writes Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. Image courtesy of Breaking Bad
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | January 16, 2019
Bill Blair, the minister responsible for the Cannabis Act, speaks with reporters in the House foyer on Oct. 14, 2018, three days before recreational cannabis legalization began. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | January 16, 2019
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | January 16, 2019
Bill Blair, the minister responsible for the Cannabis Act, speaks with reporters in the House foyer on Oct. 14, 2018, three days before recreational cannabis legalization began. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 14, 2018
The World Health Organization considers France to have the best health outcomes from its universal system—yet its system consists of 24 per cent privatized services, writes Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu. Photograph courtesy of Chris Sampson
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 14, 2018
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 14, 2018
The World Health Organization considers France to have the best health outcomes from its universal system—yet its system consists of 24 per cent privatized services, writes Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu. Photograph courtesy of Chris Sampson
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured. One thing has become increasingly clear: strong leadership will be required by whoever forms the next government to correct the mistakes we are seeing made now, writes Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured. One thing has become increasingly clear: strong leadership will be required by whoever forms the next government to correct the mistakes we are seeing made now, writes Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and her parliamentary secretary, Bill Blair, left, are helping to lead the federal government's cannabis-legalization push. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and her parliamentary secretary, Bill Blair, left, are helping to lead the federal government's cannabis-legalization push. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 5, 2018
Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu writes that while the Trudeau government pledged $3-billion for home and palliative care in the 2016 budget and an additional $6-billion over five years in 2017, she was told in December at a House Health Committee meeting that to date, only $200-million has been dispersed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 5, 2018
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | February 5, 2018
Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu writes that while the Trudeau government pledged $3-billion for home and palliative care in the 2016 budget and an additional $6-billion over five years in 2017, she was told in December at a House Health Committee meeting that to date, only $200-million has been dispersed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 15, 2017
The Liberal government said in its fall economic update it would earmark more than half a billion dollars over five years to roll out its marijuana legalization plans. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 15, 2017
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 15, 2017
The Liberal government said in its fall economic update it would earmark more than half a billion dollars over five years to roll out its marijuana legalization plans. The Hill Times file photograph
The digital economy is transforming at a fast rate. The issue is that the technology is changing so quickly that standard university and college training platforms cannot adapt, writes Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke
The digital economy is transforming at a fast rate. The issue is that the technology is changing so quickly that standard university and college training platforms cannot adapt, writes Marilyn Gladu. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke
Bill C-277 provides a framework for palliative care in Canada including defining the services to be covered, training requirements for those providing different levels of care, and a plan to see consistent access across the country. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Bill C-277 provides a framework for palliative care in Canada including defining the services to be covered, training requirements for those providing different levels of care, and a plan to see consistent access across the country. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 23, 2016
Countries that do innovation well have modelled their centres of excellence in a cross-disciplinary fashion driven by industry-determined problems, argues Marilyn Gladu. Photograph courtesy of Eelke Dekker
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 23, 2016
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | November 23, 2016
Countries that do innovation well have modelled their centres of excellence in a cross-disciplinary fashion driven by industry-determined problems, argues Marilyn Gladu. Photograph courtesy of Eelke Dekker
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | September 7, 2016
Pictured, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains. Conservative science critic Marilyn Gladu says even more needs to be done to support scientific research in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | September 7, 2016
Opinion | BY CONSERVATIVE MP MARILYN GLADU | September 7, 2016
Pictured, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains. Conservative science critic Marilyn Gladu says even more needs to be done to support scientific research in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright