Access to medications shouldn’t depend on your job

We could give politicians the same medication coverage plans as food servers and see if that speeds up their deliberations about publicly-funding medications

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We could give politicians the same medication coverage plans as food servers and see if that speeds up their deliberations about publicly-funding medications

Eat more plants, less meat – improve your health and save the planet

Canada’s Food Guide revamp is good for people and the planet, thanks in great part to a new information-gathering process

Eat more plants, less meat – improve your health and save the planet
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Canada’s Food Guide revamp is good for people and the planet, thanks in great part to a new information-gathering process

Grocery stores bulking up on ultra-processed foods

Far too many products in Canada’s stores give us lots of calories but little nutrition. And we have dangerously abandoned cooking and meal-time routines

Grocery stores bulking up on ultra-processed foods
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Far too many products in Canada’s stores give us lots of calories but little nutrition. And we have dangerously abandoned cooking and meal-time routines

Hiring consultants to fix health-care systems doesn’t work

Too often, politicians wrongly assume that the leaders of health organizations are unwilling and unable to bring about bold reforms

Hiring consultants to fix health-care systems doesn’t work
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Too often, politicians wrongly assume that the leaders of health organizations are unwilling and unable to bring about bold reforms

How to put Canadian health-care innovation into practice

It’s no easy feat in the often-intractable and rigid Canadian health system, but the payoff can be immense for patients and care providers

How to put Canadian health-care innovation into practice
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It’s no easy feat in the often-intractable and rigid Canadian health system, but the payoff can be immense for patients and care providers

Health-care is stuck in a decades-old communication model

Patients want to book appointments online, track the status of their referrals and access their records. That all requires political leadership

Health-care is stuck in a decades-old communication model
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Patients want to book appointments online, track the status of their referrals and access their records. That all requires political leadership

King-for-a-day solutions to homelessness don’t work

If we’re serious about ending homelessness, we need to institute long-term solutions across all levels of government

King-for-a-day solutions to homelessness don’t work
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If we’re serious about ending homelessness, we need to institute long-term solutions across all levels of government

Break the awkward silence about end-of-life decisions

Why you should start talking early to your family and friends about your wishes, and some tools to help you get the conversation started

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Why you should start talking early to your family and friends about your wishes, and some tools to help you get the conversation started

When prescriptions do more harm than good

A new national program has pharmacists dispensing advice on how to curb harmful medications, particularly for seniors

When prescriptions do more harm than good
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A new national program has pharmacists dispensing advice on how to curb harmful medications, particularly for seniors

Social media can help drive health-care change

The Change Day movement can inspire workers to question how they do things and encourage them to try something new

Social media can help drive health-care change
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The Change Day movement can inspire workers to question how they do things and encourage them to try something new