We remember estimating that three per cent of the female mechanical engineering students died that day.
Check in on seniors in your community and help them prepare for the long-term consequences of COVID-19.
How polytechnics will help Canada achieve its ambitious climate agenda
“I wasn’t born to be a drug addict,” said a brave member of the audience at our recent Open Caucus meeting in the Senate on the Opioid Crisis in Canada.
One particularly illuminating case is Ireland. In 1957, the Irish Republic decided to set up a voluntary health insurer owned by the state to take the pressure off the public system, allowing those who had the means to buy healthcare.
A landmark case challenging the fundamental principles of Canada’s public healthcare system is in its final days before the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Cambie Surgeries Corporation, the corporate plaintiff in the case, is attempting to overturn the law that ensures healthcare is provided first to those who need it most, rather than those who can afford to pay their way to the front of the line.
The case builds on a controversial 2005 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada, Chaoulli v. Quebec, which overturned a ban on private health insurance for medically necessary care.
Scientists develop a knowledge and understanding of the physical universe.
Many Canadians might be surprised to find that nursing homes are one area of particular concern for antibiotic over prescribing.
As we get older, we start to lose our muscle mass because of our sedentary lifestyles and also because of what we eat.
Adoption of the new Breast Cancer Update are projected to result in over 400 Canadian lives lost each year.
At this time of year, when peace and reflection are cherished, many of us look to the future, review the past and consider the state of the nation.
In 2016, the for-profit Cambie Surgeries Corporation launched a constitutional challenge against B.C.’s public healthcare system.
Canada’s Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, which legalized vaping products with nicotine, passed in May 2018, but the regulations put forth were not sufficient. Meanwhile, Manitoba, Quebec and PEI have passed stronger provincial regulations to address youth vaping.
Removing wisdom teeth is considered by many as a rite of passage for teenagers. It is one of the most common surgical procedures done in young people aged 16 to 24.
Canada has significant room for improvement.