No guarantee of quality supports for disabled Canadians

The tangled web of disability governance and policy in Canada needs to clarified and centralized

No guarantee of quality supports for disabled Canadians
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The tangled web of disability governance and policy in Canada needs to clarified and centralized

Money targeted for health better spent on social programs

More spending on health care is an expensive way to buy health. Spending on social programs will make people healthier

Money targeted for health better spent on social programs
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Why? Expenditure on social services mitigate the factors that lead to these poor health outcomes, thereby reducing the need for health care

Saskatchewan budget misses opportunity on rental housing assistance

It’s more effective to supplement rents in times of high vacancy because each dollar spent gets the tenant more

Saskatchewan budget misses opportunity on rental housing assistance
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It’s more effective to supplement rents in times of high vacancy because each dollar spent gets the tenant more

Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence 

Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system

Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence 
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Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system

Drawing on rich traditions to nourish our children

Poor nutrition in Indigenous children, starting with colonization, through residential schools, continues today. It must stop

Drawing on rich traditions to nourish our children
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Poor nutrition in Indigenous children, starting with colonization, through residential schools, continues today. It must stop

Lifting the veil off the role of women in health care

There’s a significant lack of gender parity in health leadership positions. Pay equity and workplace safety must also be addressed

Lifting the veil off the role of women in health care
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There’s a significant lack of gender parity in health leadership positions. Pay equity and workplace safety must also be addressed

Turning the tide on the harm of opioids

Doctors must discuss pain management options with patients and not jump to the prescription pad for a quick fix

Turning the tide on the harm of opioids
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Doctors must discuss pain management options with patients and not jump to the prescription pad for a quick fix

How to provide consistent health care to all Canadians

We all must have access to high-quality health care. Unjustifiable variations are still too common across the country

How to provide consistent health care to all Canadians
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We all must have access to high-quality health care. Unjustifiable variations are still too common across the country

When the doctor says sorry

It’s been a dozen years since health-care apology laws came to Canada. Do they work?

When the doctor says sorry
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It’s been a dozen years since health-care apology laws came to Canada. Do they work?

Music’s power to improve the challenges associated with autism

Music interventions are evidence-based with positive results – so why don’t we use them more often?

Music’s power to improve the challenges associated with autism
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Music interventions are evidence-based with positive results – so why don’t we use them more often?