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"Primary care reform is unfinished business in every province – and barely begun in some... In Ontario, for example, many policy makers feel that "we've done primary care; we've spent a lot and have little to show for it, so let's move on to something else." Brian Hutchison, The Undisciplined Economist, on Reforming Canadian Primary Care.  Don't Stop Half-Way


Healthcare reform needs citizens' voice by Jeffery F.Collins, David Zitner and Marco Navarro-Genie

Off the Cuff

Interview with Dr. David Naylor - Chair of the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation

Achieving Healthcare Reform: By the Numbers by Jennifer Zelmer

Quebec nurses' union launches hotline for complaints about healthcare system

Towards the Privatization of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)? Interview with John Lister

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Atlantic health ministers agree to stand united in talks with Ottawa

Ontario Investing $125 Million in Hospital Repairs and Upgrades

ONA president condemns erosion of nursing

Demand a Plan. The CMA is calling for a national strategy for seniors - right now.

Federal ElectionWhat Will Your Candidate Do to Support Mental Health?

The Politics of Health Care | Checkup Panel (Video). Canadians consistently say healthcare is their top issue of national concern. What health issues should be on the federal election agenda?

"it’s not free’: Canadian healthcare insurance almost doubles in cost during last decade as average family pays $12K

True cost of healthcare to average family is $11K per year: report

Provinces with more seniors should get more health care cash, doctors say

How much are ambulance fees in your province? Click here to find out

The Health of Cities: Peterborough, Ontario

Book Review: Eat Like a Champion (A How To Feed Manual For Active Kids)

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