Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Afternoon Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Haroon Siddiqui comments on the Cons’ tall economic tales. And Steven Chase and Greg Keenan note that workers are rightly fighting back against the Cons’ plan to sell out Canada’s auto parts industry and its 80,000 jobs. – Canadian Doctors for Medicare weighs in with its approval ...

The Canadian Progressive: Conservatives urged to respect Federal Court’s ruling on refugee health care

A group of doctors dedicated to strengthening and improving Canada’s universal publicly-funded health care system is urging the Conservatives to drop their appeal against the Federal Court’s recent ruling on refugee health care funding. The post Conservatives urged to respect Federal Court’s ruling on refugee health care appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

OPSEU Diablogue: Significant risks face Ontario’s plan to shift hospital services to private clinics

Dr. Danielle Martin looks uncomfortable discussing the government’s recent plan to move hospital services into so-called specialty clinics. On the one hand the VP of Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital sees patients every day who she believes could be better served … Continue reading →

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the War on Medicare Continued

As you probably know, there is nothing I fear more than what Stephen Harper is planning to do to our precious medicare system.Because he has always hated it, it represents everything he loathes about Canada, and its values.He went into politics with the support of an organization that was created to destroy it. And now he's starting ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Timely Message Important To Everyone

The video that follows was made by Canadian Doctors For Medicare, who are advocating for a national pharmacare program, something that a country as rich as ours could well-afford. It is a logical and necessary extension of our national healthcare. In fact, according to an article in The National Post, Canada is one of the ...

OPSEU Diablogue: Saturday Diablogue story pile-up

In sports they call it plays of the week. For us, it’s just our way to address the pile up of issues surrounding health care this week. Labour issues are very important to us given OPSEU presents more than 41,000 members … Continue reading →