Opponents of equitable, universal healthcare are using a corporate “communications” strategy known as Fear Uncertainty Doubt (FUD) to smear Canada’s “signature” social program, Medicare.
Poverty is making Canadians sick, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), “the national voice of Canadian physicians.”
Ontario’s doctors are seeing a negative impact on the delivery of care after the Harper Conservatives’ inhumane cuts to refugee health care.
The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ), condemn the federal government’s inhumane cuts to essential health care services for refugees.
Today, June 17, 2013, is the 2nd Annual Day of Action for refugee care. Canadians, rights activists, doctors and other health care workers assemble in cities across the country to protest the federal government’s recent inhumane cuts to refugee health care services.
By: Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care | Press Release TORONTO, June 10, 2013 – Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care is holding a second National Day of Action on June 17th to call on the federal government to reverse the reckless cuts to refugee health care. It has been almost one year since the government made changes to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) which has… Read More
A new study by the Conference Board of Canada ranked Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia highest among Canadian provinces for their performance in delivering health care services. P.E.I. and Newfoundland and Labrador were ranked lowest.
Alarmed by the growing epidemic of diet-related diseases caused by junk food, moms, health professionals and shareholders urge McDonald’s to leave hospitals and stop marketing to kids.
Council of Canadians denounces Harper decision to kill the Health Council of Canada By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Canada`s leading progressive citizen’s advocacy group says it`s appalled by Harper’s decision to kill the Health Council of Canada. In a press release issued earlier this week, the Council of Canadians said it’s “sadly not shocked” by the federal government’s decision. The… Read More
by Amelia Wood Whether you identify yourself as a conservative, liberal or something in between, there’s no denying the fact that you or someone you know has likely been affected by the tragic epidemic that is suicide. Recognized as one of the biggest issues plaguing modern Canada today, suicide is a result of a culmination… Read More
The Victoria, B.C. MP says her doctor gave her a “health warning” this spring. She plans to leave politics and devote herself full-time to her family.