Category Canadian Bioethics

Genetic Discrimination: Provincial & Territorial Laws Needed

Leah Hutt and Elaine Gibson propose that Federal legislation is insufficient to fully protect the genetic information of Canadians, so provinces and territories must enact laws and regulations within their jurisdictions that can help to ensure further protection for all Canadians from genetic discrimination.

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.

Accommodating Menstrual Periods in the Workplace

Surabhi Kulshrestha explores the treatment of menstruation in the context of the Canadian workplace.

Comprehensive reproductive health services include abortion

Martha Paynter contrasts Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick to describe how abortion should be part of the continuum of a rationally organized health care service delivery system for reproductive health in Atlantic Canada.

Personal Protective Equipment as Marketing Tool

Sylvie Lemay contends that personal protective equipment should not be branded with commercial advertising.