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Voters want premiers to take action on health care crisis: new poll

Voters want premiers to take action on health care crisis: new poll

A time­ly new poll by Envi­ron­ics Research for the Cana­di­an Health Coali­tion finds deep pub­lic con­cern about pub­lic health care. Cana­di­ans want their pre­miers to work with the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment to end what 74% believe is…

Why Americans say we spend too much on health care and not enough on warfare

Why Americans say we spend too much on health care and not enough on warfare

While Cana­di­an media out­lets joined with U.S. law­mak­ers in harangu­ing Prime…

Denturists, dental hygienists, assistants back dental care plan despite dentists' criticisms

Denturists, dental hygienists, assistants back dental care plan despite dentists' criticisms

A group of oral health-care providers have band­ed togeth­er against what they call…

Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

Super­vised con­sump­tion sites are just ​“drug dens” that a future Con­ser­v­a­tive…

Liberal government hopes changes to dental care program will increase uptake

Liberal government hopes changes to dental care program will increase uptake

Less than one year after fed­er­al Lib­er­als announced a new den­tal care pro­gram…

La télémédecine pourrait être entravée par Ottawa

La télémédecine pourrait être entravée par Ottawa

Env­i­ron 10 mil­lions de per­son­nes à la grandeur du pays risquent de per­dre les…

As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

spark*insights com­plet­ed nation­al sur­vey research with a large sam­ple of 2,694…



As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

More than 70% of vot­ers for every major polit­i­cal par­ty say vir­tu­al care options…

Misconceptions about Canada’s $13 Billion Canada Dental Care Plan
Leaked Health Canada memo details pending changes to virtual care

Leaked Health Canada memo details pending changes to virtual care

Cana­di­an Cham­ber of Com­merce flags poten­tial axe to employ­ee ben­e­fits, increased…

Smith tells Trudeau Alberta will opt out of federal dental plan

Smith tells Trudeau Alberta will opt out of federal dental plan

Alber­ta is opt­ing out of the fed­er­al den­tal plan, the pre­mier told the Cana­di­an…

'Truly a great British Columbian': Former B.C. premier John Horgan has cancer again

'Truly a great British Columbian': Former B.C. premier John Horgan has cancer again

For­mer B.C. pre­mier and cur­rent Cana­di­an ambas­sador to Ger­many John Hor­gan has…

Sadly, Generations of Patients Will Pay for the Tax Change

Sadly, Generations of Patients Will Pay for the Tax Change

The tax pro­pos­al intro­duced recent­ly by the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment has ignit­ed…

Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

Health Min­is­ter Mark Hol­land says he hopes to launch a nation­al phar­ma­care…

Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

Health Min­is­ter Mark Hol­land says he hopes to launch a nation­al phar­ma­care…

The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

    The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

    The Con­text host Annette Goern­er sits down with Aaron Skel­ton, Pres­i­dent and CEO of…



    Canada should give doctors every incentive to stay. By hiking capital gains, it’s doing the opposite

    Canada should give doctors every incentive to stay. By hiking capital gains, it’s doing the opposite

    There is one very good rea­son why the Lib­er­als could not enter­tain the request from…

    A matter of expectations - Alberta and opioids III: You can't always just stop

    A matter of expectations - Alberta and opioids III: You can't always just stop

    Street fam­i­ly My tour guide for much of my vis­it to Edmon­ton was Dr. Mon­ty Ghosh,…

    An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

    An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

    Bird flu pos­es a mas­sive threat, and the poten­tial for a cat­a­stroph­ic new…

    We were too quick to reject the ‘lab leaks’ theory. But we shouldn’t be quick to embrace it, either

    We were too quick to reject the ‘lab leaks’ theory. But we shouldn’t be quick to embrace it, either

    Sci­en­tists didn’t crack the who­dun­nit quick­ly. For years they didn’t know where the…

    Pharmacare bill and Liberal messaging at odds, confusing stakeholders on vision for ‘single-payer’ system

    Pharmacare bill and Liberal messaging at odds, confusing stakeholders on vision for ‘single-payer’ system

    The Lib­er­al government’s high­ly antic­i­pat­ed phar­ma­care bill promis­es…

    Scientist working on mystery N.B. brain condition claimed he was 'cut off' for 'political' reasons

      Scientist working on mystery N.B. brain condition claimed he was 'cut off' for 'political' reasons

      A lead­ing fed­er­al sci­en­tist claimed he was­n’t allowed to keep inves­ti­gat­ing…

      Pharmacare bill passes in the House of Commons, heads to the Senate

      Pharmacare bill passes in the House of Commons, heads to the Senate

      The Lib­er­als’ phar­ma­care bill is head­ed to the Sen­ate after pass­ing third read­ing…

      Children, people with disabilities to qualify for national dental care on June 27

      Children, people with disabilities to qualify for national dental care on June 27

      The Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment says it will expand eli­gi­bil­i­ty for the fed­er­al den­tal…

      Tracking mental health and alcohol consumption post pandemic

      Tracking mental health and alcohol consumption post pandemic

      The pro­por­tion of Cana­di­ans who report that their men­tal health is bet­ter (eight…



      National pharmacare – might it be a pig in a poke? Nigel Rawson and John Adams for Inside Policy

      National pharmacare – might it be a pig in a poke? Nigel Rawson and John Adams for Inside Policy

      No Cana­di­an should have to choose between pay­ing for med­i­cines and pay­ing for rent…

      Ford thanks Ottawa as minister cites 'deep concerns' over Toronto's decriminalization

      Ford thanks Ottawa as minister cites 'deep concerns' over Toronto's decriminalization

      Ontario Pre­mier Doug Ford is thank­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment for reject­ing…

      Years later, fury still burns hot over COVID-19 restrictions — and even politicians who opposed them are feeling the heat

      Years later, fury still burns hot over COVID-19 restrictions — and even politicians who opposed them are feeling the heat

      The pan­dem­ic may be wan­ing and restric­tions in the rear-view mir­ror, but this week…

      Toronto’s denied drug decriminalization is a step ‘backwards,’ expert says

      Toronto’s denied drug decriminalization is a step ‘backwards,’ expert says

      Provinces and ter­ri­to­ries should not stop push­ing for drug decrim­i­nal­iza­tion…

      Canadians need all the healthcare help we can get – don’t let Pharmacare make it harder
      Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

      Most Canadians support abortion, one-third see Tories as least supportive: poll

      Eight in 10 Cana­di­ans back a woman’s right to an abor­tion and two in three don’t…

      Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application

      Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application

      Ontario has warned Toron­to Pub­lic Health’s top doc­tor to drop the city’s drug…

      Using evidence to inform health decisions — Canada’s Task Force on Preventive Health Care
      Western University researchers unlock potential 'cure' for ALS

      Western University researchers unlock potential 'cure' for ALS

      New research out of Lon­don, Ont.’s West­ern Uni­ver­si­ty is shed­ding light on…

      Why the silence on the Can’t Buy Silence Act?
      NDP calls out Conservatives for effort to squash pharmacare legislation

      NDP calls out Conservatives for effort to squash pharmacare legislation

      The fed­er­al New Democ­rats are call­ing out Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre…

      Canada's dental care plan begins today. Here's what you need to know

      Canada's dental care plan begins today. Here's what you need to know

      The Cana­di­an Den­tal Care Plan (CDCP) begins cov­er­ing 1.7 mil­lion seniors…

      Ottawa says pharmacare is coming — here's what you need to know

      Ottawa says pharmacare is coming — here's what you need to know

      The fed­er­al gov­ern­men­t’s lat­est bud­get sets aside $1.5 bil­lion to imple­ment…

      Bridging the Gap: Addressing Healthcare Confidence and Accessibility in Canada

      Bridging the Gap: Addressing Healthcare Confidence and Accessibility in Canada

      From April 11 to 16, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide sur­vey involv­ing…

      Trudeau dismisses plea from doctors to reconsider capital gains tax change

      Trudeau dismisses plea from doctors to reconsider capital gains tax change

      Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau is reject­ing a call from some doc­tors for his…

      Sask. officials knew COVID-19 was spreading at an 'exponential' rate in 2021, but refused restrictions

      Sask. officials knew COVID-19 was spreading at an 'exponential' rate in 2021, but refused restrictions

      New­ly obtained inter­nal data shows the Saskatchewan gov­ern­ment knew COVID-19 was…

      Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

      Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

      The Cana­di­an Med­ical Asso­ci­a­tion is ask­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment to…