How to improve mental health care

Care becomes more accessible when doctors aren’t the first contact or the key holders to care

How to improve mental health careBy David Zitner and Dominic Covvey Contributors Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston’s recent election campaign emphasized health services, including mental health. Now, federal leaders are also dedicating substantial energy during their election campaigns to discussions of health and mental health. Mistaken beliefs and our incomplete understanding of the nature of mental health problems lead to…

Put e-health systems to work to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

We must make use of our e-health technologies to manage vaccination logistics

Put e-health systems to work to distribute COVID-19 vaccineBy Dominic Covvey and David Zitner Contributors A COVID-19 vaccination is available now. However, a momentous challenge is before us: the vaccination of tens of millions of Canadians. Provincial and federal health departments have considered who should have priority for vaccination and we trust that the final version of this prioritization, informed by the science…

Trump defies the fundamentals of faith

Trump has blatantly contravened many of the commandments. He exhibits none of the qualities God teaches and which we should value

Trump defies the fundamentals of faithBy Dominic Covvey and David Zitner Contributors Both of us were raised in religious traditions, one as a Christian and the other as a Jew. The Bible has definitely affected our lives. One of us was more affected by the Old Testament, the other by the New. One even studied in a monastery, immersed in…