There was little surprise when the Assembly of First Nations, at its Special Chiefs Assembly in early May, called on the government of Canada...Read More Feds must allow First Nations to tax, regulate cannabis
(This article has been translated into French.) A combination of better medical care and good lives in the community has led to longer life expectancies...Read More Invest in families who support the developmentally disabled
Signed by President Barack Obama in March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, has divided Democrats and...Read More Eight years of attacks and Obamacare still stands
This article has been translated into French. The intersection between mental illness and criminal justice has a long history. In the past, asylums and institutionalized...Read More How to prevent jails from serving as the new asylums
Ask any Canadian what “care” means and you will get rapid-fire answers that include words like kindness, love, concern, compassion and attentiveness. We know...Read More We must prioritize caring in health care
After what feels like a decade of hype and underwhelming sales, direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing seems to be taking off, for better or worse....Read More Is direct-to-consumer genetic testing reifying race?
I consider myself lucky to have been born when death was still pretty much a mystery, more the prerogative of poets and other artists,...Read More A meditation on medical assistance in dying
It’s been a long time coming, but the federal government is expected to unveil national accessibility laws this spring. Similar legislation in other jurisdictions,...Read More Who benefits from accessible infrastructure?
Food plays an important role in the health of all Canadians. Our food systems are closely intertwined with our economy, environment and physical, social...Read More The rise of food policy councils in Canada