Category Canada

Failure to combat COVID-19 can have economic consequences, too

Maxwell J. Smith argues that choosing to keep businesses and schools open to prevent economic deprivation could have negative economic consequences in the future, and perhaps on even more adverse terms than at present.

COVID-19 Exposes Health Disparities

Ramseyer Apau Bediako and Rachael Amoah argue that if we continue to fail to address race-related healthcare disparities and inequalities, then we deliberately deny Black people, Indigenous people, and people of colour the best possible health outcomes.

Trust in health care after the death of Joyce Echaquan

Phoebe Friesen wonders whether clinicians can ask for trust in Canada’s system of health care after Joyce Echaquan’s death.

Ideology has no place in Canada’s prostitution laws

Stuart Chambers agrees with an Ontario judge that expert witness testimony lacked credibility in a recent case in which Canada’s law on sex work was found unconstitutional.

Long-term Care reform: Change starts with the resident

Paula Chidwick, Jill Oliver, and Carrie Bernard focus attention on the engagement of long-term care residents in the process of reform.