Michael Crawford outlines how the COVID-19 epidemic reveals why fair, universal, and prorated access to paid sick leave and other benefits are necessary to address health and productivity challenges experienced by the precariously employed.
Chris Kaposy compares the legislative processes for declaring and managing the pandemic responses in Ontario and in Newfoundland and Labrador and suggests that empowering Chief Medical Officers of Health makes for better public health decision-making.
Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell maintain that there is no ethical obligation to re-distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Ontario until the province justly and effectively manages their pandemic response.
Alison Reiheld evokes a famous exchange between Harriet McBryde Johnson and Peter Singer to illustrate a new study that provides further evidence that clinicians’ stigma against people with disabilities affects their care.
Stuart Chambers points out that expanding access to medical assistance in dying was always about relieving suffering rather than about targeting people with disabilities.