Adam R. Houston is a Ph.D. student at the University of Ottawa working in the area of health law concerning communicable and noncommunicable disease.

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Pharmaceutical policy excludes the most vulnerable

Many valuable initiatives are outlined in the ambitious mandate letter from Justin Trudeau to his newly appointed health minister, Patty Hajdu. These include important responsibilities relating to effective, affordable medicines. While these plans have the …

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Toward a new peacekeeping approach in Haiti

On November 15, as it hosted delegates from more than 80 countries at the United Nations Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference in Vancouver, Canada announced a series of new initiatives as part of the government’s efforts …

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Vaping’s overlooked upside: no cigarette butts

Lost in the often vitriolic debate over electronic cigarettes versus traditional cigarettes are little nonbiodegradable pieces of plastic: cigarette butts. They are the world’s most ubiquitous form of litter, with millions upon millions of them …

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