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People should no longer be denied access to care, they should not be turned away from emergency rooms, they should not be asked for large amounts of money,” Dr. Ritika Goel said when lobbying for Ontario to extend health coverage to all residents, regardless of their immigration status.

Essays

Saving Medicare by Michael Dector
As costs steadily rise, we need to build a healthcare system outside hospitals.
 
Immigrant Health and the Children and Youth of Canada: Are We Doing Enough? by Tony Barozzino
Recently, researchers have begun to look at the health of immigrant children and youth through a different lens. Studies have been developed to better define their health status on arrival; the factors that help them maintain, improve or regain health; and the similarities or discrepancies in health outcomes and access to healthcare.

Off The Cuff

Senate committee urges immediate action on issues facing Syrian refugees

How much should Ottawa spend on health? It’s complicated by André Picard

Assisted-dying laws are only the beginning of the debate by André Picard

Alberta primary care network review finds inappropriate expenses and double pay for doctors

8 of 10 top billing Alberta doctors are radiologists

Janet Davidson, former health deputy minister, top Alberta government earner

Ontario doctors challenge ruling that would identify top OHIP billers

What a doctor bills shouldn’t be kept secret: Editorial

Nunavut joins European Union study to address high turnover of doctors

Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals plan to form an integrated academic health sciences centre

A member of the LGBT community fosters respect and awareness among Canadian healthcare staff

Diversity Within Family Caregiving: Extending Definitions of “Who Counts” to Include Marginalized Communities by Shari Brotman and Ilyan Ferrer

The Untold Story: Examining Ontario’s Community Health Centres’ Initiatives to Address Upstream Determinants of Health by Patricia A. Collins, Sarah J. Resendes and James R. Dunn

Healthcare - How We Live, Environment - Where We Live, and Economy - How We Make A Living by Hugh MacLeod

British Columbia – Primary Care


Events

Patients First: Change through 4 Different Lenses and What it Might Mean for Patients and Providers


Dr. Joshua Tepper, Dr. Peter Donnelly, Gail Donner, Dr. David Price, Gary Switzer and Crystal Chin at Breakfast with the Chiefs in February, 2016


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Transitions

  • Mike Nader to Executive Vice-President of Clinical Operations and Practice, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
  • Bryna Rabishaw to Vice President, Operational Readiness & Clinical Programs, Sinai Health System, Toronto, ON
  • Barb Shellian to 47th President of the Canadian Nurses Association, Ottawa, ON
  • Murray E. Maynard to Chief Executive Officer, Conavi Medical Inc, Toronto, ON
  • Noralou Roos to Officer of the Order of Canada, Winnipeg, MB for contributing to Canadian healthcare by developing evidence-based policy, and for promoting and disseminating medical research with a particular focus on children’s well-being.
  • Neena L. Chappell to Member of the Order of Canada, Victoria, BC
  • Carole Anne Estabrooks to Member of the Order of Canada, Edmonton, AB
  • Marie Esther Fortier to Member of the Order of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Roger L. Martin to Member of the Order of Canada, Toronto, ON
  • Terrence Montague to Member of the Order of Canada, Edmonton, AB
  • Glenda Yeates to Member of the Order of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Theresa Gottschalk to Sr. Project Lead, Post Acute Specialty Services, Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, ON
  • Asim Masood to Exec. Medical Director, Medical Affairs and Physician Development, Osler Health System, Brampton, ON
  • Sharon Sponton to Provincial Treasurer, BC Nurses Union, Burnaby, BC
  • David R. Johnson to Research Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, ON
  • Hon. A. Anne McLellan to Chair, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Mark Ware to Vice Chair, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Susan Boyd to  Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • George Chow to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Marlene Jesso to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Perry Kendall to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Rafik Souccar to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Barbara von Tigerstrom to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Catherine Zahn to Member, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, Gov. of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Jo-Anne Mainguy-Piché to Chief Financial Officer of Ortho Regenerative Technologies Inc., Kirkland, QC,
Canadian Nurses Association Orders of Merit in clinical practice 2016 receipents:
  • Kimberly LeBlanc, Kingston, ON - Nursing Education
  • Rose Carr, Oromocto, NB - Clinical Nursing Practice
  • Marlene Smadu, Regina, SK - Nursing Policy
  • Kathryn King-Shier, Calgary, AB - Nursing Research
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