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Healthcare Under Attack in Quebec by Astrid Brousselle and Damien Contandriopoulos
Quebec may be the first province to slip out of the Canadian healthcare scheme...Quebec’s current healthcare laws and practices do not respect the principles set out in the Canada Health Act. 

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Call For Abstracts: The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership invites abstract submissions to be considered for full papers focussed on advanced practice nursing. The deadline for abstracts is January 8, 2016.

Will Canadian courts put an end to the public healthcare monopoly?

A Casualty in the Class War: Canada's Medicare by the Undisciplined Economist, Robert G. Evans

The Chaoulli Case: Two-Tier Magna Carta?

Federal Mandate letter to Minister of Health

Canada's Syrian refugee plan limited to women, children and families

Eric Hoskins says Ontario has will, capacity to resettle Syrian refugees

Hospital clerk fined $36,000 for selling patient records

Third of dying hospital patients marked to receive CPR against their wishes, Canadian study says

Health inequality widens between richer and poorer Canadians: CIHI Report

New report on long-term care in Ontario shows residents' care needs are increasing

New firm offers ‘malpractice check’ to investigate if patients died from to preventable mistakes

TELUS Talks Health: 2015 at a glance
2015 Top University Ranking for Medicine
#1 Harvard University
#13 University of Toronto
#22 McGill University
#26 University of British Columbia
#33 McMaster University

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